New minimum rate of pay for qualified supply teachers!

Equal is recommended by the new Welsh Government & NPS framework agreement for supply staffing in Wales across all 22 local authorities. We are committed to paying the new increased minimum pay rate of £121.64 per day (PAYE paid weekly) for supply teachers from September 2019. This is essential and in line with the Welsh

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Equal – recommended recruiter to all schools in Wales!

Equal Education has been successfully awarded to the Welsh Government’s new framework for the provision of staff to schools across Wales! We have been successful in gaining a place as a recommended provider across every one of Wales’ 22 Local Education Authority areas. This means that we’ll be able to work with many more schools

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MIT Global Teaching Labs in Wales 2020

Application deadline: Friday 18th October 2019 To download the English application form, please click the following link: . To download the Welsh application form, please click the following link: . Equal Education has been appointed by the Welsh Government to deliver and manage the MIT Global Teaching Labs (GTL) in Wales programme in January 2020!

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Ethical Ratings Cymru pilot accreditation with ESC International

Last month, Equal took part in the Ethical Ratings Cymru pilot accreditation process ran by ESC International (https://www.escinternational.org) on behalf of the Welsh Government. The pilot accreditation process and subsequent report highlighted the strength of our management’s commitment to championing ethical employment. The Code of Practice on Ethical Employment In 2017, the Welsh Government published its

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Equal gains accreditation from the Living Wage Foundation

We have recently gained recognition and accreditation by the Living Wage Foundation (LWF) for our policy that all people employed by Equal (internally and as part of our teaching & support teams) are paid at least the LWF’s national living wage, which is substantially above the government’s statutory minimum wage. Please note that all qualified

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53 Welsh students heading to the US & China in 2019!

We a brilliant day at Ysgol Gyfun Gymraeg Glantaf today celebrating the successes of the 53 Welsh sixth form students from the @serennetwork who are heading to the US (and even Beijing, China!) for the Yale Young Global Scholars and Harvard Summer School summer programmes supported by full scholarships in 2019. In 2018, we worked with Welsh

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Equal director wins St David Award!

On 21st March, Equal co-director Liam Rahman was announced the winner of the 2019 St David Award in the International category. The award was granted to him in recognition of his work in expanding educational opportunities to pupils across Wales. Last year, Liam established a unique and impactful partnership between the Welsh Government’s Seren Network

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Equal director shortlisted for St David Awards

We’re excited to announce that Equal Director Liam Rahman is a finalist for the St David Awards! He has been nominated in the International category for bringing international opportunities to Welsh students through The Seren Network / Rhwydwaith Seren. We are so proud of him! Ni’n hapus i gyhoeddi bod Liam, Cyfarwyddwr Equal, wedi cael

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MIT Global Teaching Labs in Wales 2019

E-Qual Education has recently been appointed by the Welsh Government to deliver and manage the MIT Global Teaching Labs (GTL) in Wales programme in January 2019. Through the MIT Global Teaching Labs (GTL) programme, MIT sends approx. 180 instructors to schools in 14 countries across the world every January to work with science and maths

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Equal at the National Education Show 2018

The Equal team will be attending the National Education Show this Friday in Cardiff. We will be attending the following CPD seminars: Wellbeing, Allegations, Outdoor Education, Languages in Education, Mental Toughness, Donaldson & 12 Pedagogical Principals and a range of others. We look forward to meeting Teachers, School Leader and Provides from across Wales. If you see us around, come and say

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Equal wins a place on the Department for Education’s framework

We’re really pleased to announce that we have been successfully awarded a place on the Department for Education’s preferred supplier national framework for the recruitment of supply teachers and support staff in England. This is a significant step as we enter into the next phase of Equal’s growth! For further details get in touch with

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Equal retains its gold standard accreditation for compliance & vetting

We’re pleased to announce that we’ve been successfully re-audited and awarded the Recruitment & Employment Confederation’s Audited Education accreditation. REC Audited Education accreditation is the gold standard certification in the education recruitment sector and offers the highest quality assurance to our client schools and our teaching and classroom team members. This recognises our industry-leading recruitment,

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Eisteddfod Genedlaethol 2018 Cardiff Bay

Fe fyddwn ni ym Mae Caerdydd drwy gydol wythnos yr Eisteddfod (3ydd – 11eg Awst)! Dewch i weld ni am sgwrs, i wybod fwy am y chyfleoedd ar gael gydag E-Qual, gweithgareddau a llawer mwy! We’ll be at the Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Cymru in Cardiff Bay between 3rd and 11th August this year! Drop by our

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Equal director visits Welsh students at Yale

Last week, our Co-Director Liam visited Yale University, New Haven USA with officials from The Seren Network and The Welsh Government. While on campus, Liam met with the YYGS team and senior officials at Yale who he’s worked with to establish the partnership between Yale Young Global Scholars and The Seren Network. He also had the

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Recruitment Open Day at Yr Atom, Carmarthen

On Tuesday, 10th April we held a Recruitment Open Day at Yr Atom in Carmarthen, meeting Teachers, Cover Supervisors and Learning Support Assistants looking to join Equal. Thank you to everyone who came to see us! We look forward to speaking with you soon as you move through the application, registration and compliance process!

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Equal director gains admission to Goldman business growth & development course!

Carolyn Rahman, Director of Recruitment & Relationships at Equal, has successfully gained admission to Goldman Sachs’ prestigious 10,000 Small Businesses Programme (http://www.goldmansachs.com/citizenship/10000-small-businesses/UK/). Gaining admission to the competitive programme involved a thorough and extensive application and interview process. Fully sponsored by Goldman Sachs, the programme is an investment to help entrepreneurs create jobs and economic opportunity by

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UWTSD Teacher Recruitment Fair

We had a great day at the UWTSD Teacher Recruitment Fair yesterday! Thank you to everyone who came by to learn more about working with Equal! We’re looking forward to interviewing many of you to join our team in the coming months! If you didn’t have a chance to see us, give us a call

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Equal at Seren Network National Conference 2017

This week, we’ll be at the Welsh Government’s @serennetwork Rhwydwaith Seren National Conference in Newtown on 6th & 7th Dec! Equal’s Megan Petty and Manon Charles will be meeting with teachers from across Wales and telling pupils about the benefits of pursuing careers in education! We’ll have some exciting prizes to be won too! Liam will also be there speaking

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Equal director supporting Wales’ brightest students!

Last Wednesday, Equal Director Liam Rahman had the privilege of presenting in the company of some amazing speakers to over 500 students, parents and school leaders from across The Vale of Glamorgan @thevaleresort about his experiences studying overseas as an undergraduate at Yale-NUS College and Yale University! Through supporting The Seren Network @serennetwork Liam has

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Equal at The National Education Show

On Friday 13 October 2017 we were at the first ever National Education Show (NES) in Cardiff’s City Hall meeting with Teachers and School Leaders from across Wales! Thank you to all who dropped by our stand! We look forward to seeing you at the NES again next year!

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Growing the team – Manon Charles joins Equal

We’re pleased to announce the appointment of our new Talent Attraction & Marketing Executive. Manon has recently graduated with a BA in French and Italian from the University of Kent. During her time in university, Manon also edited a magazine, developing her interest in marketing. Manon will be developing our marketing efforts further and working

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Summer 2017 Open Days

This summer, we held recruitment open days at the following locations: Aberystwyth, Llety’r Parc Hotel Cardiff, E-Qual Recruitment Education offices, 28 Cathedral Road Cardiff, Village Hotel Carmarthen, Ivy Bush Hotel Haverfordwest, Job Centre Llanelli, E-Qual Recruitment Education offices, Dragon 24, North Dock Llanelli, Job Centre Pembroke Dock, Job Centre Swansea, Village Hotel We met with

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Growing the team – Eluned Evans joins Equal

We’re delighted to welcome Eluned Evans to our team as a Recruitment Consultant and Administrative Officer. Eluned draws upon over 20 years of experience within a busy office environment at a large secondary school and will be working to build our teaching team further in West Wales! Croeso i Equal!

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Growing the team – Rebeca Bowen joins Equal

We’re delighted to announce the addition of an additional team member in our Llanelli office. Building on her background in Human Resources and experience working in New Zealand for one year, Rebeca is joining Equal as a Recruitment Consultant and Compliance Officer. Welcome to the team and we wish you all the best with Equal!

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Equal gains REC Audited Education Quality Mark Accreditation

We are delighted to announce that Equal has been awarded the Audited Education Quality Mark Accreditation by the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) – the UK recruitment industry’s professional body. Liam Rahman, Co-Director of Equal, says: ”Offering the highest quality assurance to the schools we work with and our teaching staff, the REC Quality Mark

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Investors in People Bronze Award for Equal’s commitment to CPD

We are delighted to announce that E-Qual Recruitment has received the Investors In People Bronze Award in recognition of E-Qual’s commitment to the continued professional development (CPD) of our staff team members. This is a testament to how well we all work as a team, our commitment to raising standards in team management, and our

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Equal at the National Eisteddfod Genedlaethol

We are delighted to inform you that Equal will be holding a stand at the National Eisteddfod Genedlaethol in Llanelli from 1st – 9th August 2014 Carolyn Rahman, Director of E-Qual, says ‘Equal’s stand at the Eisteddfod is part of our ongoing commitment to playing an active role in our communities and celebrating Welsh life

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