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PART 5CONSEQUENTIAL AMENDMENTS

The 2012 Regulations

16.—(1) The 2012 Regulations are amended as follows.

(2) In regulation 3—

(a)after the definition of “academy arrangements” insert—

“accredited course or programme of study” (“cwrs neu raglen astudio achrededig”) means an accredited course or programme of initial school teacher training accredited by the Council under its functions in the Education Workforce Council (Accreditation of Initial Teacher Training) (Additional Functions) (Wales) Order 2017;; and

(b)in the definition of “the Council” for “General Teaching Council for Wales” substitute “the Education Workforce Council continued in existence by section 2 of the Education (Wales) Act 2014”.

(3) In regulation 8(4) after “accredited institution” insert “or the provider of an accredited course or programme of study”.

(4) In Schedule 2—

(a)in paragraph 1(b) after “accredited institution” insert “or successfully completed an accredited course or programme of study”;

(b)in paragraph 1(d) after “accredited institution” insert “or the provider of an accredited course or programme of study; and

(c)in paragraph 2(b) after “accredited institution” insert “or the provider of an accredited course or programme of study”.

Education Workforce Council (Main Functions) (Wales) Regulations 2015

17.  In paragraph 1 of Schedule 3 to the Education Workforce Council (Main Functions) (Wales) Regulations 2015(1), in the definition of “accredited institution” for “Higher Education Funding Council for Wales under regulation 7 of the 2004 Regulations” substitute “Education Workforce Council”(2).

(2)

An institution may have been accredited by the Higher Education Funding Council for Wales under regulation 7 of the School Teachers’ Qualifications (Wales) Regulations 2012 (S.I. 2012/724 (W. 96)) (“the 2012 Regulations”) or following the revocation of regulation 7 of the 2012 Regulations by the Education Workforce Council under regulation 3(4) of these Regulations.