Consultation outcome

Developing the teaching profession to a world-class standard

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

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Summary of consultation responses and the government’s response outlining the next steps to be taken.

Original consultation


We're seeking views on improving the quality of teachers’ professional development and proposals for an independent professional body.

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Consultation description

We’re consulting on:

  • improving the quality of teacher’s professional development and learning
  • proposals to establish a new independent professional body for teaching


A world-class teaching profession - government consultation

Published 9 December 2014
Last updated 20 March 2015 + show all updates
  1. Added the government response to the consultation.
  2. First published.