Education Strategic Review update

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11 July 2019
Source: General Optical Council

Council reviewed the recommendations developed in response to the Education Strategic Review (ESR) consultation on draft Education Standards for providers and Learning Outcomes for students, and decided upon the next steps. Following the steers provided by Council in May on the key issues raised by the consultation, the GOC organised workshops with a wide range of stakeholders to further explore

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GOC welcomes Advertising Standard Agency’s ruling on iSpyEyes

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30 May 2019
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The General Optical Council (GOC) has today welcomed the Advertising Standards Authority’s (ASA) ruling that iSpyEyes should remove adverts incorrectly implying that they could legally supply zero-powered (cosmetic) contacts lenses to the UK without the involvement of a registered optician. The GOC helped the ASA in investigating the case and the ASA ruling states that they, “Told iSpyEyes and Marnie

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