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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.
13 July 2023 — Guidance
Find out how to obtain qualified teacher status (QTS) to teach in a maintained school or non-maintained special school in England.
18 June 2021 — 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 Teaching Regulation Agency (TRA) records.
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Responsibility for the regulation of the teaching profession, including misconduct hearings and the maintenance of a record of teachers, trainee teachers and those who hold a teacher reference number.
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.Lines are open Monday to Thursday, 9am to 5pm, and on Friday from 9am to 4:30pm (except public holidays).
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.
Information for employers about conducting statutory teacher status checks.Our helpdesk no longer provides support by phone but you can contact us by email instead.
Information for ECTs and appropriate bodies regarding the statutory ECT induction period and data returns to TRA.Our helpdesk no longer provides support by phone but you can contact us by email instead.
Information for trainee early years teachers and early years teachers about their teaching record.Our helpdesk no longer provides support by phone but you can contact us by email instead.
020 7783 8300
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