Raising Standards Together

Higher level teaching assistant (HLTA)

The HLTA Scheme in Wales is instrumental in identifying those who have the ability to take on roles with increased responsibility for supporting learners.

The scheme has seen over 1800 teaching assistants successfully gaining HLTA status. The scheme works in partnership with local consortia and is undertaken by assessing portfolio of evidence presented by candidates to determine that they meet the HLTA standards.

Interested in finding out more? Contact your local consortium via the links below:

Professional Standards for Education Practitioners in Wales

The overall purpose of the professional standards is to raise standards of teaching and to improve learner outcomes throughout Wales. HLTA's must be able to demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of the Professional Standards.

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