North & Mid Wales Centre of Teacher Education

About the Centre

OUR MISSION


“To educate, support and motivate students to become excellent and creative teachers, who will inspire and empower all learners to reach their learning potential.”

 

OUR PROMISE

We are committed to delivering a teaching workforce that is:


• focused on the quality of pupils’ learning and attentive to pupils’ wellbeing
• motivated to teach and motivated to learn
Providing positive role models
• informed by current research, policy and standards
• engaged in action research
• creative, innovative, critical and reflective
• resilient, and able to respond proactively to new initiatives
• committed to continuous professional development
• empowered to deliver high quality education for all


We are committed to delivering an education that is:


• both theoretically sound and practically rigorous
• Grounded in evidence-based practice
• recognised regionally, nationally and internationally for its quality
• unique to the region, drawing on our specialism in


Bilingualism
Outdoor Education
ALN
Poverty and Deprivation
Wellbeing

• delivered in English and in Welsh
• responsive to national and international priorities and challenges
• overseen by robust quality assurance and quality enhancement systems
• working effectively with external stakeholders, , sharing best practice
• setting high standards and supporting students to achieve

 

OUR VALUES

• Safe, welcoming and inclusive environment
• Embrace and value the diversity of our staff and trainees
• Contribute positively to the economy, society, environment, language and culture of the region

Excellence (Centre of Excellence)
Partnership (working closely with schools and regional consortia)
Innovation (driving progress)
Research (driving knowledge)
Commitment (committed to delivering success)
Caring (looking after our trainees)
Reflective (on performance)

Professionalism (adhering to professional standards)

IN STRIVING FOR EXCELLENCE, KEY ASPECTS OF OUR SUCCESS WILL BE MEASURED BY:

• 340 UCAS tariff points average (undergraduate)
• 90% student satisfaction, best in Wales; top 10 in UK
• Strong and sustained excellence in practice, as recognised by Estyn
• 100% of provision deliverable through the medium of Welsh
• 5 research grants awarded per year
• 95% obtaining QTS
• 10 peer-reviewed papers published per year
• 90% employability
• LEADERS in research