Guidance on the employment of overseas-trained teachers from outside the European Economic Area (EEA).
This is for:
- school staff
- school leaders
- governing bodies
- local authorities
It applies to:
- local-authority-maintained schools
- pupil referral units
- non-maintained special schools
This guidance explains the rules about employing overseas-trained teachers to teach in schools in England.
Overseas-trained teachers are people who have qualified as teachers in a country outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland.
Pupil referral units provide education for vulnerable children unable to attend a mainstream school.