Teacher misconduct hearings: information for observers

Information for members of the public about the procedures and expected behaviour when attending a teacher misconduct hearing.



This guide is provided for information purposes only. It is not intended to be a statement or interpretation of any law or procedural rule or a substitute for where it is appropriate to obtain independent legal advice.

Published 1 April 2012
Last updated 28 January 2022 + show all updates
  1. Guidance includes in-person and virtual hearings.

  2. Updated TRA address details.

  3. Information added under section 3 'The professional conduct panel' regarding former teacher panellists. Also contact details and web links updated throughout document.

  4. First published.