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We are the regulator for the optical professions in the UK. Our purpose is to protect the public by promoting high standards of education, performance and conduct amongst opticians. We currently register around 30,000 optometrists, dispensing opticians, student opticians and optical businesses.

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GOC launches Education Strategic Review concepts and principles consultation

The General Optical Council (GOC) has today published a consultation on the concepts and principles that could underpin optical education and training in the future, as part of its Education Strategic Review - press release

13 December 2017

GOC launches Education Strategic Review concepts and principles consultation GOC launches Education Strategic Review concepts and principles consultation

The General Optical Council (GOC) has today published a consultation on the concepts and principles that could underpin optical education and training in the future, as part of its Education Strategic Review - press release

13 December 2017

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