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If you are a teacher it’s a legal requirement to register with the Teaching Council in order to receive a salary paid by the State. This ensures all teachers are qualified, capable and ethical professionals.
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All teachers are legally required to be vetted by the National Vetting Bureau. It is the role of the Teaching Council to administer vetting for teachers in Ireland.
Fitness to Teach
The Teaching Council is responsible for promoting high professional standards in teaching, for the benefit of pupils and students, and the profession.
Your comprehensive hub for all things related to teaching and education. You will find a wealth of valuable resources to support your journey as an educator, including insightful research in schools, an extensive collection of resources to explore and an online library for registered teachers.
The Teaching Council is the professional standards body for the teaching profession, which promotes and regulates professional standards in teaching. It acts in the interests of the public good while upholding and enhancing standards in the teaching profession.
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Election of Members to the Teaching Council
The term of office of registered teachers elected to the current Teaching Council comes to an end in April 2024.
Get your ticket for FÉILTE 2023!
Limited tickets are still available for this year’s FÉILTE, which will take place on Saturday 7 October, in Holy Family Schools, Portlaoise, from 9…
Teaching Council welcomes 3,105 newly qualified teachers to the national Register of Teachers
The Teaching Council has welcomed 3,105 newly qualified teachers to the national Register of Teachers and has congratulated and wished each of the newly…
Commencement of Teaching Council Regulations 2023
There are currently over 118,000 teachers registered with the Teaching Council which is the professional standards body for the teaching profession. The Teaching Council…
Applications now open to participate at FÉILTE 2023
FÉILTE is the teaching profession’s annual teacher-led celebration which acknowledges the work that you do every day in your classroom. At FÉILTE, teachers gather…
Check your details on the Register of Teachers
The Teaching Council maintains the Register of Teachers in Ireland. It is essential that you keep your details up to date to maintain the Register’s…
The Teaching Council publishes its Annual Report 2021/2022
This annual report is aligned to the Council’s 2018-2020 Strategic Plan. It reports on the business of the Council between 28 March 2021 and…
New Director of the Teaching Council commences today
Members and staff of the Teaching Council extend a warm welcome to Dr Lynn Ramsey who commences her appointment today, 1 February 2023, as…
Teachers who qualified abroad can apply for registration and complete their induction in Ireland on a time-bound basis
To assist with teacher supply challenges in the context of the public health situation, the Teaching Council announced today that, on a timebound basis,…
Have your say on FÉILTE 2023
FÉILTE is an annual teacher-led celebration which began in 2013 to celebrate UNESCO World Teachers’ Day.
New Director of The Teaching Council announced
Dr. Lynn Ramsey will take up her appointment as Director in February 2023.
FÉILTE 10th Anniversary
10th Anniversary of FÉILTE – Festival of Education In Learning and Teaching Excellence