The Teaching Council has many functions relating to teacher education.
Promoting a culture of shared learning in which research and leading practice is encouraged and applied within the classroom setting is an important objective for the Teaching Council as set out in its Research Strategy.
Initial teacher education
To become a primary, post-primary and further education teacher in Ireland, you must complete a programme of initial teacher education (ITE).
At the Teaching Council, we hold the wellbeing of all teachers and learners in the highest regard.
Cosán is a framework developed to support the continuing professional development of teachers.
The Teaching Council is responsible for promoting high professional standards in teaching. Any person including members of the public, employers and other teachers may make a complaint about a registered teacher.