Teaching standards, misconduct and practice

Requirements for teacher practice and conduct. Conduct hearings, dealing with serious misconduct, teacher appraisals, raising concerns.


  1. Report teacher misconduct

    Complain about a teacher - who can complain, how to complain, report teacher misconduct, attend a teacher misconduct hearing

  2. Teacher misconduct: referral form

    Referral forms for an allegation of serious misconduct by a teacher.

  3. Teacher misconduct: application to set aside a prohibition order

    Form for prohibited teachers applying to have their prohibition order set aside

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Teachers' standards
  2. Teacher misconduct: forthcoming professional conduct hearings
  3. Headteachers' standards
  4. Teacher misconduct: the prohibition of teachers
  5. Teacher misconduct: disciplinary procedures
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News and communications

  1. Teacher misconduct panel outcome: Mr Chris Naylor
  2. Teacher misconduct panel outcome: Mr James David Bell
  3. Teacher misconduct panel outcome: Mr John Stanway
  4. Direction: Mohammad Alamgir barred from managing independent schools
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Research and statistics

  1. Teachers in primary and secondary schools: TALIS 2018
  2. Teachers in secondary schools: evidence from TALIS 2013
  3. Teacher workload survey 2016
  4. Teacher voice omnibus: May to July 2016 survey - DfE questions
  5. Malpractice for GCSE and A level: summer 2016 exam series
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Teachers' professional development standard: call for evidence
  2. Developing the teaching profession to a world-class standard
  3. Initial teacher training review
  4. Reducing teacher workload
  5. Workload challenge for schools: government response
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Analysis of 'specialist' and 'non-specialist' teaching in England
  2. Headteacher standards: report of the review
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