Details of a forthcoming hearing will be published on the Department's website five working days before it is due to take place.
Members of the press and the public are able to attend professional conduct panel hearings held by the National College for Teaching and Leadership and a small number of observer places are available for this purpose. If you wish to attend as an observer, you are asked to contact the National College for Teaching and Leadership (for members of the public) or the Department's central newsdesk (for journalists). Should you not do so in advance of the hearing date, the National College for Teaching and Leadership cannot guarantee your place as an observer.
Unless stated otherwise, all hearings listed will be held at the National College for Teaching and Leadership in Coventry.
When attending a hearing, observers are asked to bear in mind the following points:
All enquiries from members of the press should be made to the central newsdesk.
Further details can be found in the 'information for hearing observers' guidance.
This information is general, and, in all circumstances, The Teachers’ Disciplinary (England) Regulations 2012, under which the Teaching Agency operates the regulatory arrangements on behalf of the Secretary of State, take precedence.
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Sets out the legal basis of the process for teacher regulation.
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This guide aims to inform members of the press and public of the procedures and expected behaviour when attending a hearing of teacher misconduct.
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