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1 April 2012 — Collection
This collection contains information about regulating the teaching profession and the process for dealing with cases of serious misconduct.
9 May 2016 — Guidance
Find out how to access your individual teacher record and teacher reference number (TRN) using teacher self-service online.
2 October 2020 — Guidance
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 — Guidance
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.
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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.To find out your teacher reference number (TRN) you will be required to provide the following information: name, date of birth and national insurance number.
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.
020 7783 8300
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