Education Service

The Strategic Lead for Education is also the current Chief Executive of the Council, Stephen Vickers.

Andrew Powles and John Tushingham are Deputy Directors of the service.  

Torfaen Education Service is a multi-disciplinary team with a shared vision:

  • A relentless focus on raising standards of achievement, health and wellbeing for all children and young people in a safe, respectful, inclusive and caring environment
  • Support and challenge all education settings through strong partnerships, to provide high quality learning experiences to enable all learners to be the best they can be
  • To inspire all children and young people, irrespective of ability, to learn throughout their lives and broaden their experiences; develop their language, knowledge and skills including technology to enable them to become confident, ambitious citizens able to take a full part in life in the borough, Wales and the world.

Within the Service Area there are four distinct areas of work:

  • Learning
  • Performance
  • Access & Engagement
  • Additional Learning Needs, Inclusion and Wellbeing

Correspondence should be sent to:

Education Service
Torfaen County Borough Council
Civic Centre

Last Modified: 15/11/2022
For more information contact:

Torfaen County Borough Council

Tel: 01495 762200

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