23(1)Section 14 of the Education Act 2002 (power of Secretary of State and Assembly to give financial assistance for purposes related to education or childcare) is amended as follows.E+W
(2)After subsection (2) insert—
“((2ZA))In subsection (2)(g), “training for teachers or for non-teaching staff” includes—
(a)any training or education (whether or not constituting higher education) with the object of fitting persons to be teachers or non-teaching staff, or better teachers or non-teaching staff, and
(b)any assessment related to the award of a qualification or status to teachers or non-teaching staff, or prospective teachers or non-teaching staff.”
(3)In the definition of “education” in subsection (3), after “but” insert “ , except in subsection (2ZA)(a), ”.