Head Teachers' Qualifications and Registration (Wales) Regulations 2005 come into force

Implementation date: 1 September 2005

The Regulations require first time head teachers of schools who are appointed as a head teacher on or after 1 September 2005 to: hold the National Professional Qualification for Headship in Wales or its equivalent in England, Scotland or Northern Ireland; be qualified teachers; and be registered as teachers. The Regulations can be viewed on the OPSI website.