1 April 2012 — Collection
This collection contains all information about regulating the teaching profession and the process for dealing with cases of serious misconduct.
24 May 2018 — Corporate information
The data the Teaching Regulation Agency holds relating to the database of qualified teachers and on the system used to manage teacher misconduct referrals.
9 May 2016 — Detailed guide
Find out how to obtain qualified teacher status (QTS) to teach in a maintained school or non-maintained special school in England.
18 January 2019 — Detailed guide
Teacher Services is a free service to check the record of a teacher you employ or are considering employing.
Portal for teachers to access their records held on the Database of Qualified Teachers (DQT)
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We have responsibility for the regulation of the teaching profession, including misconduct hearings and the maintenance of the database of qualified teachers.
TRA is an executive agency, sponsored by the Department for Education.
Read more about what we do
020 7593 5393
Information about regulating the teaching profession and the process for dealing with serious teacher misconduct.
020 7593 5394
Support for trainee teachers and teachers accessing their Teacher Self Service account.Information for overseas trained teachers on applying for QTS in England.
020 7593 5391
Information for employers about conducting statutory teacher status checks.
020 7593 5392
Information for NQTs and Appropriate Bodies regarding the statutory NQT induction period and data returns to TRA.
Information for trainee early years teachers and early years teachers about their record on the Database of Qualified Teachers.
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