Teaching standards, misconduct and practice

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

Services

  1. Teacher misconduct: referral form

    Referral forms for allegation of serious misconduct by a teacher

  2. Teacher misconduct: application for an order to be set aside

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

Guidance and regulation

  1. Teachers' standards
  2. Teacher misconduct: forthcoming professional conduct hearings
  3. Report teacher misconduct

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

  1. Early years teachers' standards

    • Guidance
    • Department for Education and Closed organisation: National College for Teaching and Leadership
  2. Headteachers' standards

    • Guidance
    • Department for Education
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News and communications

  1. Report cheating, malpractice or wrongdoing, Ofqual urges

    • Ofqual
    • News story
  2. Universities opt in to the Teaching Excellence Framework

    • Department for Education and Office for Students
    • Press release
  3. School performance in Swindon

    • Ofsted
    • Correspondence
  4. Swindon’s children failed by schools at every key stage

    • Ofsted
    • Press release
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Policy and engagement

  1. Teachers' professional development standard: call for evidence
  2. Developing the teaching profession to a world-class standard
  1. Reducing teacher workload

    • Department for Education
    • Policy paper
  2. Teaching improvement since the 2009 to 2010 academic year

    • Department for Education
    • Policy paper
  3. Workload challenge for schools: government response

    • Department for Education
    • Policy paper
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Transparency

  1. Teacher misconduct panel outcome: Mr Naveed Hussain

    • Closed organisation: National College for Teaching and Leadership
    • Decision
  2. Teacher misconduct panel outcome: Mr Christopher Roberts

    • Closed organisation: National College for Teaching and Leadership
    • Decision
  3. Teachers in secondary schools: evidence from TALIS 2013

    • Department for Education
    • Research
  4. Teacher misconduct panel outcome: Mr Duncan McTier

    • Closed organisation: National College for Teaching and Leadership
    • Decision
  5. Teacher misconduct panel outcome: Mr Nathan Waring

    • Closed organisation: National College for Teaching and Leadership
    • Decision
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