This section describes the system for regulating the teaching profession and the process for dealing with cases of serious misconduct leading to potential prohibition of teachers from the profession. Operated by the National College for Teaching and Leadership , on behalf of the Secretary of State, this process does not cover cases of teacher incompetence, as they should be dealt with at a local level by the headteacher or school governors.
This information will be of interest to:
Information on referring allegations of serious misconduct against a teacher to the National College for Teaching and Leadership.
Multi-page article 23 May 2013
The expenses claims that can be made as part of the process of investigations by the National College for Teaching and Leadership.
Multi-page article 05 April 2013
Information on professional conduct panel hearing outcomes.
General article 14 February 2013
Information on the National College for Teaching and Leadership's regulatory arrangements, in cases of alleged serious misconduct against a teacher.
Multi-page article 18 July 2012