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This research evaluates the implementation, effectiveness and anticipated impacts of the professional standards, and their ability to support the development of a highly-skilled workforce.

This report presents findings from year 1 of the evaluation of the professional standards for teaching, leadership and assisting teaching.

This research involved interviews with key stakeholders, and an exploration of data collected via the professional learning passport, as well as interviews with practitioners across 20 schools in Wales.

The report presents the fieldwork and data findings, outlining the use of the standards, support available to use the standards, and the perceived and anticipated impacts of the standards.


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Rydym yn croesawu galwadau yn Gymraeg / We welcome calls in Welsh.