Teacher misconduct: information for observers
Information for members of the public about the procedures and expected behaviour when attending a teacher misconduct hearing.
For the purposes of this guide, references to ‘teachers’ should be assumed to include ‘instructors’ and interpreted as a person engaged to carry out teaching work, as defined by The Teachers’ Disciplinary (England) Regulations 2012.
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
Updated: 27 July 2016
- Information added under section 3 'The professional conduct panel' regarding former teacher panellists. Also contact details and web links updated throughout document.
- First published.