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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.
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The Teaching Council is responsible for promoting high professional standards in teaching, for the benefit of pupils and students, and the profession.
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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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FÉILTE 10th Anniversary
10th Anniversary of FÉILTE – Festival of Education In Learning and Teaching Excellence
FÉILTE 2022 Keynote Speaker Announced
FÉILTE, the festival that celebrates the teaching profession is returning with a live hybrid event on Saturday, 1 October 2022 to The Helix, Dublin…
Curricular Subject Requirements (Post-primary) Update June 2022
The Teaching Council has developed curricular subject requirements for the new post-primary subjects of Lithuanian, Mandarin Chinese, Polish and Portuguese.
Teaching Council Registration under ‘Route 5 – Student Teachers’ has commenced
An amendment to the Teaching Council Registration Regulations was approved and signed into law by the Minister for Education, together with the Chairperson and…
New Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson elected by the Teaching Council
New Members nominated to the Teaching Council also begin their appointments
Tailored Registration Process for Qualified Ukrainian Teachers
The Teaching Council is the professional standards body for the teaching profession, which promotes and regulates professional standards of teaching in Ireland.
2022 Residency Requirement for Graduates of Post-primary Languages programmes of Initial Teacher Education (ITE)
In light of the continued impact of the pandemic during the current academic year, the following changes in relation to the residential experience requirement…
The Teaching Council supports the teachers and people of Ukraine
The Teaching Council is the professional standards body for the teaching profession, which promotes and regulates professional standards in teaching in Ireland, serving a…
Teaching Council (Registration) (Amendment) (No.2) Regulations 2021
An Amendment to the Teaching Council Registration Regulations has been approved and signed which will enable student teachers who have successfully completed the first two years of their…