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Regulation 4

SCHEDULE 1

PART 1Revocations

Regulations RevokedReferencesExtent of Revocation
The Education (Teachers' Qualifications and Health Standards)(Wales) Regulations 1999S.I. 1999/2817 (W. 18)Regulations 8 to 10, Schedule 1, Part I, Part II, paragraph 5, and Schedule 3
The Education (Teachers' Qualifications and Health Standards)(Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2002S.I. 2002/2938 (W. 279)The whole Regulations
The Education (Teachers' Qualifications and Health Standards) (Amendment) (Wales) Regulations 2003S.I. 2003/140 (W. 12)The whole Regulations
The Education (Teachers' Qualifications and Health Standards) (Amendment No.2) (Wales) Regulations 2003S.I. 2003/2458 (W. 240)The whole Regulations

PART 2General Transitional Provisions

Accreditation of institutions providing initial teacher training

1.  Any accreditation for the purposes of —

(a)paragraph 3 of Schedule 3 to the 1993 Regulations in force immediately before 1st September 1999; or

(b)paragraph 2 of Schedule 3 to the 1999 Regulations in force immediately before 1st September 2004,

is to have effect as if given for the purposes of regulation 7.

Teachers qualifying under the 1999 Regulations who studied at institutions accredited under the Education (Teachers' Qualifications and Health Standards) (England) Regulations 1999

2.  Despite the revocation of Schedule 3 to the 1999 Regulations, paragraphs 1 and 2A of that Schedule are to continue to have effect in relation to any persons who come within paragraph 2A of that Schedule until such time as such persons are notified that they are qualified teacher under paragraph 1 of that Schedule or until they cease to study on the course.

Regulations 5 and 6

SCHEDULE 2Qualified Teacher Status Requirements

PART 1

1.  In this Schedule —

“EEA Agreement” (“Cytundeb AEE”) means the Agreement on the European Economic Area signed at Oporto on 2nd May 1992(1) as adjusted by the Protocol signed at Brussels on 17th March 1993(2);

“graduate teachers” (“athrawon graddedig”) means persons who have been granted an authorisation to teach in accordance with paragraphs 5 to 11 of Schedule 2 to the 1999 Regulations before 1st September 2004;

“registered teachers” (“athrawon cofrestredig”) means persons who have been granted an authorisation to teach in accordance with paragraphs 12 to 18 of Schedule 2 to the 1999 Regulations before 1st September 2004;

“Switzerland Agreement” (“Cytundeb y Swistir”) means the Agreement between the European Community and its Member States of the one part and the Swiss Confederation of the other on the Free Movement of Persons signed at Luxembourg on 21st June 1999(3) and which came into force on 1st June 2002.

2.  Persons who are qualified teachers by virtue of paragraph 1 of Schedule 3 to the 1999 Regulations.

3.  Persons who are qualified teachers by virtue of Regulations made in relation to England and from time to time in force under section 132 of the Education Act 2002(4).

4.  Persons who as respects the profession of school teacher fall within Article 3 of Council Directive 89/48 EEC(5) on a general system for the recognition of higher-education diplomas awarded on completion of professional education and training of at least three years' duration, as extended by the EEA Agreement and as amended by the Switzerland Agreement.

5.  Persons who —

(a)hold a first degree or equivalent qualification granted by a United Kingdom institution or an equivalent degree or other qualification granted by a foreign institution;

(b)have successfully completed a course of initial teacher training at an accredited institution in Wales; and

(c)are assessed by the accredited institution as meeting the specified standards.

6.  Persons who have successfully completed a course of initial school teacher training at an educational institution in Scotland or Northern Ireland.

7.  Persons who are registered as teachers of primary or secondary education with the General Teaching Council for Scotland.

8.  Persons who have been awarded confirmation of recognition as teachers in schools in Northern Ireland by the Department of Education, Northern Ireland Office, that confirmation not having been subsequently withdrawn.

9.—(1) Persons who have been granted an authorisation to teach under Part II or III of Schedule 2 to the 1999 Regulations before 1st September 2004, and the recommending body has submitted to the National Assembly or the Council —

(a)a recommendation that they should be notified that they are qualified teachers; and

(b)a statement as described in sub-paragraph (2).

(2) The statement states that the persons in question —

(a)hold a first degree or equivalent qualification granted by a United Kingdom institution, or a qualification of an equivalent standard granted by an educational institution elsewhere;

(b)satisfy one of the following requirements —

(i)they have successfully completed service as graduate teachers or registered teachers for the period of the authorisation and have successfully completed any training proposed in the recommendation for an authorisation, or

(ii)they have completed not less than 3 months service as graduate teachers or not less than one year’s service as registered teachers and have made such progress during their period of service as graduate teachers or registered teachers that in the view of the recommending body they did not need, in the light of that progress, to complete that service for the period of the authorisation before being assessed under paragraph (c); and

(c)have been assessed by a competent person as meeting the specified standards.

(3) In this paragraph, “recommending body” means the body that is the organiser of the training given to persons named in the recommendation

10.—(1) Persons —

(a)who have successfully completed a period of training on an employment-based teacher training scheme or otherwise satisfied the requirements of the scheme;

(b)who are assessed by a competent person as meeting the specified standards; and

(c)in respect of whom a recommendation has been submitted by or on behalf of the recommending body to the National Assembly or the Council that they should be notified that they are qualified teachers.

(2) In this paragraph “recommending body” means the body that is the organiser of any training given to persons named in the recommendation or the school or other institution where such persons have been employed, or another body acting on behalf of that school or institution.

11.—(1) Persons in respect of whom the States of Guernsey Education Council has submitted to the National Assembly or the Council a recommendation that they should be awarded qualified teacher status and a statement that they satisfy the requirements specified in sub-paragraphs (2), (3) or (4).

(2) They have successfully completed two school years' full-time service or the equivalent period of part-time service as teachers licensed by the States of Guernsey Education Council and the training specified in the licence.

(3) They —

(a)have successfully completed not less than one school year’s service as teachers licensed by the States of Guernsey Education Council and the training specified in the licence;

(b)had attained the age of 24 years before the date of commencement of the licence; and

(c)before the date of commencement of the licence, had been employed for not less than two years as teachers or lecturers at an independent school (including a city college or Academy) or an institution or a university in the United Kingdom or as Instructors or Education officers in the Armed Forces of the Crown or as instructors under paragraph 3 of Schedule 2 to the 1993 Regulations or paragraph 3 of Schedule 2 to the 1999 Regulations or paragraph 3 of Schedule 2 to the Education (Specified Work and Registration) (Wales) Regulations 2004 and were not dismissed on grounds other than redundancy.

(4) They —

(a)have successfully completed not less than one school term’s service as licensed teachers and the training proposed in the recommendation for a licence;

(b)had, before the date of commencement of the licence, successfully completed either —

(i)a course of at least three years' duration of initial school teacher training at an educational institution outside England and Wales, or

(ii)a first degree course and a post-graduate course of initial school teacher training at such an institution (whether or not the same institution); and

(c)had been employed for not less than one year as teachers or lecturers in a school, independent school (including city college or Academy), institution or university or other educational establishment either in England or Wales or elsewhere and were not dismissed on grounds other than redundancy.

12.—(1) Persons in respect of whom the recommending authority has submitted to the National Assembly or the Council a recommendation that they should be notified that they are qualified teachers and a statement that —

(a)on the date of the recommendation they are employed as teachers in an independent school; and

(b)they have been assessed by the recommending authority as meeting the specified standards; and

(c)before —

(i)1st January 1974 they obtained qualifications meeting the requirements of paragraph 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20 or 21 of Part 2 of this Schedule, or

(ii)1st January 1974 they obtained a degree granted by a United Kingdom university or by the Council for National Academic Awards or by a foreign institution, or

(iii)1st September 1989 they obtained a degree granted by a United Kingdom university or by the Council for National Academic Awards or by a foreign institution in mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, botany, zoology, physiology, biochemistry or geology; and

(d)they were employed as teachers in an independent school or a further education institution before 1st September 1989.

(2) In this paragraph “recommending authority” means —

(a)in the case of teachers who are not head teachers or principals, the head teachers or principals of the independent schools at which they are employed to teach; and

(b)in the case of head teachers or principals, the chair of the governing body of the schools, or if none the proprietor of the schools.

13.—(1) Persons in respect of whom the recommending authority has submitted to the National Assembly or the Council a recommendation that they should be notified that they are qualified teachers and a statement that —

(a)on the date of the recommendation they are —

(i)employed as teachers in a further education institution, or

(ii)instructors in a school by virtue of paragraph 3 of Schedule 2 to the Education (Specified Work and Registration) (Wales) Regulations 2004;

(b)they have been assessed by the recommending authority as meeting the specified standards;

(c)before —

(i)1st January 1974 they obtained qualifications meeting the requirements of paragraph 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20 or 21 of Part 2 of this Schedule, or

(ii)1st January 1974 they obtained a degree granted by a United Kingdom university or by the Council for National Academic Awards or by a foreign institution, or

(iii)1st September 1989 they obtained a degree granted by a United Kingdom university or by the Council for National Academic Awards or by a foreign institution in mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, botany, zoology, physiology, biochemistry or geology;

(d)they were employed as teachers in further education institutions or independent schools before 1st September 1989;

(e)they hold a Certificate in Education or a Post-graduate Certificate in Education; and

(f)in the opinion of the recommending authority, they have sufficient teaching experience to be able to teach pupils aged from 14 years to 19 years.

(2) In this paragraph “recommending authority” means —

(a)in the case of teachers who are not head teachers or principals, the head teachers or principals of the further education institutions at which they are employed to teach; and

(b)in the case of head teachers or principals, the chair of the governing body.

14.  Persons who satisfied the requirements for receiving written notification that they were qualified teachers under the 1982 Regulations, the 1989 Regulations, the 1993 Regulations or the 1999 Regulations, and the only reason why they are not qualified teachers is that they did not receive such notification.

PART 2

Art

15.—(1) The requirements of this paragraph are that persons —

(a)obtained before 1st January 1965 the qualification of —

(i)London University Diploma in Fine Art (Slade School),

(ii)Diploma of Associateship of the Royal College of Art (ARCA) or Master of Art of the Royal College of Art (M Art (RCA)),

(iii)Diploma of Designer of the Royal College of Art (Des RCA) or Certificate of Designer of the Royal College of Art (Cert Des RCA) or Master of Design of the Royal College of Art (M Des (RCA)),

(iv)Certificate of the Royal Academy Schools awarded on the successful completion of the course at the Academy, or

(v)Diploma in Art and Design awarded by the National Council for Diplomas in Art and Design; or

(b)obtained a qualification specified in paragraphs (i) to (v) of sub-paragraph (a) on or after 1st January 1965, and before obtaining that qualification had attained the minimum education qualifications required for entrance to a recognised college of education.

Handicraft

16.  The requirements of this paragraph are that persons obtained the City and Guilds of London Institute Teacher’s Certificate in Handicraft before 1st January 1961.

Music

17.  The requirements of this paragraph are that persons —

(a)obtained the qualification of —

(i)Birmingham School of Music’s Graduate Diploma (GBSM),

(ii)Guildhall School of Music’s Graduate Diploma (GGSM),

(iii)London College of Music’s Graduate Diploma (GLCM),

(iv)Northern School of Music’s Graduate Diploma (GNSM),

(v)Royal College of Music’s Degree of Master in Music (M Mus, RCM),

(vi)Royal College of Organists' Fellowship Diploma (FRCO),

(vii)Royal Manchester College of Music’s Graduate Diploma (GRSM (Manchester)),

(viii)Royal Schools of Music’s Graduate Diploma (GRSM), or

(ix)Trinity College of Music’s Graduate Diploma (GTCL); or

(b)obtained before 1st January 1964 the qualification of —

(i)Birmingham School of Music’s Diploma awarded on the successful completion of the two year teacher training course for the Associateship of the Birmingham School of Music (ABSM) (TTD), or the Diploma of Associateship of the Birmingham School of Music (ABSM) (Teacher) of any instrument or the voice awarded on the successful completion of the three year full-time course or a period of part-time study,

(ii)The London School of Dalcroze Eurhythmics, Liphook’s Teaching Certificate awarded on the successful completion of the three year course ending on or before 31st December 1955,

(iii)The Dalcroze Society (Incorporated) Training Centre’s Certificate awarded on the successful completion of the three year course ending in 1954 or 1955,

(iv)The Dalcroze Society (Incorporated) London School of Eurhythmics’s Certificate awarded on the successful completion of the three year course ending on or after 1st January 1956,

(v)Dartington College and Arts Centre’s Diploma of Music Education for Schools,

(vi)Associateship of the Guildhall School of Music (AGSM) or Licentiate of the Guildhall School of Music (LGSM) with special Teacher’s Diploma (Music) or AGSM or LGSM Teacher’s Diploma (instrumental or otherwise) or AGSM or LGSM Aural Training and Musical Appreciation or AGSM or LGSM Class Singing and Voice Training,

(vii)Huddersfield College of Technology’s Diploma in Music,

(viii)Licentiate of the London College of Music Teacher’s Diploma (LLCM (TD)) in an instrument, or the voice or (if obtained not later than 31st December 1960) in School Music or LLCM in School Music,

(ix)Northern School of Music’s Associate Diploma of Music Education,

(x)Licentiate of the Royal Academy of Music (LRAM) Teacher’s Diploma (instrumental or otherwise) or LRAM Aural Training or LRAM Voice Culture and Class Singing,

(xi)Associateship of the Royal College of Music (ARCM) Teacher’s Diploma (instrumental or otherwise),

(xii)Associateship of the Royal Manchester College of Music (ARMCM) or ARMCM (School Music),

(xiii)Trinity College of Music’s Licentiate Teacher’s Diploma, Licentiate of Trinity College London (LTCL) (instrumental or otherwise) or Fellowship, FTCL or Diploma of Music Education for Schools (LTCL Mus Ed),

(xiv)The Diploma in Music of any College of the University of Wales, or

(xv)Licentiate of the Royal Schools of Music (LRSM) or Royal Schools of Music’s Teacher’s Diploma (instrumental or otherwise);

and before obtaining the qualification referred to in sub-paragraph (a) or (b) they had attained the minimum educational qualifications required for entrance to a recognised college of education.

Needlecraft and Domestic Subjects

18.  The requirements of this paragraph are that persons obtained the qualification of —

(a)two certificates in different needlecraft subjects of the City and Guilds of London Institute, one of which must be a Teacher’s Certificate,

(b)Technical Teachers' Certificate of the City and Guilds of London Institute awarded from 1955 to 1964 and two Certificates of the Institute in different needlecraft subjects, one of which must be an advanced certificate, or

(c)Domestic Subjects (Further Education) Teacher’s Certificate of the City and Guilds of London Institute awarded from 1956 to 1970, together with —

(i)two Certificates of the Institute in different needlecraft subjects, one of which must be an advanced certificate, or

(ii)the Institute’s Certificate in Advanced Domestic Cookery and the Institute’s Certificate in Housecraft or Home Management.

Science Subjects

19.  The requirements of this paragraph are that persons obtained the qualification of —

(a)Associateship of the Royal College of Science (London),

(b)Membership or Associate Membership of the Institute of Physics including Associateship or Graduateship of the Institute obtained before 1st March 1971,

(c)Associateship or Graduateship of the Royal Institute of Chemistry, or

(d)Membership of the Institute of Biology.

Speech and Drama

20.  The requirements of this paragraph are that persons obtained the qualification of —

(a)Teaching Diploma awarded on successful completion of the three year course at the Central School of Speech Training and Dramatic Art (later the Central School of Speech and Drama),

(b)Teaching Diploma in Speech and Drama awarded on successful completion of the three year course at the Royal Academy of Music,

(c)Teaching Diploma in Speech and Drama awarded on successful completion of the three year course at the New College of Speech and Drama,

(d)Associateship of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (AGSM) Teacher’s Diploma in Speech and Drama awarded on successful completion of the three year course at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama before 1st January 1960,

(e)Diploma awarded on successful completion of the three year course in Speech and Drama conducted by the Rose Bruford Training College of Speech and Drama (later Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama),

(f)Teacher’s Certificate awarded on successful completion of the three year full-time course of training in Speech and Drama conducted by the Northern School of Music until 1968,

(g)Diploma awarded in 1969 on the successful completion of the three year full-time course of training for teachers of Speech and Drama at the Manchester College of Art and Design, or

(h)Diploma awarded from 1970 on the successful completion of the three year full-time course of training for teachers of Speech and Drama at Manchester Polytechnic,

and before obtaining a qualification referred to in sub-paragraphs (a) to (h) they had attained the minimum educational qualifications required for entrance to a recognised college of education.

Other Qualifications

21.  The requirements of this paragraph are that persons obtained the qualification of —

(a)Higher National Diploma,

(b)Higher National Certificate,

(c)Diploma in Technology awarded by the National Council for Technological Awards or the Council for National Academic Awards, or

(d)National Froebel Union or Foundation’s Certificate A awarded on successful completion of a three year course.

Interpretation

22.  In this Part “the minimum educational qualifications required for entrance to a recognised college of education” means a minimum of five General Certificate of Education ordinary level qualifications, or the equivalent.

(1)

Cm. 2073.

(2)

Cm. 2183.

(3)

Cm. 4904.

(4)

The Regulations in force in relation to England at the time of making these regulations were the Education (School Teachers' Qualifications) (England) Regulations 2003, S.I. 2003/1662.

(5)

OJ No. L19, 24.1.89, p16.

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