Teacher misconduct: information for witnesses

Guidance for witnesses involved in teacher misconduct disciplinary hearings.


Teacher misconduct: information for witnesses


These guides are for witnesses giving evidence at teacher misconduct hearings.

The quick guide provides introductory information about the hearing process.

The information for witnesses guide includes information on:

  • being a witness
  • giving evidence
  • the hearing process

The Teaching Regulation Agency (TRA), an executive agency of the Department for Education, operates as the regulator of the teaching profession on behalf of the Secretary of State.

Published 10 September 2014
Last updated 3 September 2018 + show all updates
  1. Updated address for TRA.
  2. Information added under section 1 'What is a hearing like?' (page 4) regarding former teacher panellists.
  3. Information for witnesses guide has been updated on 18 November 2014
  4. A quick guide has been added.
  5. First published.