Promoting Quality in Teacher Education

The Universities Council for the Education of Teachers

The Universities Council for the Education of Teachers acts as a national forum for the discussion of matters relating to the education of teachers and professional educators, and to the study of education in the university sector and contributes to the formulation of policy in these fields. Its members are UK universities involved in teacher education, and a number of colleges of higher education in the university sector.

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Our vision

High educational and personal achievement for all learners through excellence in teacher education.

Our mission

To act as an independent and authoritative voice on teacher education while supporting the quality, sustainability and professionalism of teacher education by encouraging cohesive partnerships, engaging constructively with stakeholders and drawing on research from across the UK and internationally.

Promoting high standards in the education and professional development of teachers

External Examiners

  • BA Post Compulsory Education and PCE modules on the MA in Professional Practice and Lifelong...
    University of Wolverhampton
  • External Assessor: MA education: The Masters multi-disciplinary dissertation module
    The Open University
  • External Examiner, for a 4-year tenure, starting in Jan 2020. The course is available as: o MA in...
    Brunel University
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Members' Job Vacancies

  • Primary Curriculum Tutor, PGCE - Wales
    Open University (Wales)
  • Science Curriculum Tutor, PGCE - Wales
    Open University Cardiff
  • Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Early Years Education
    University of West London, School of Human and Social Sciences
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