ACAS Education Forum: East Midlands - Nottingham - 18.03.2019

Teacher misconduct - regulating the teaching profession

The Teaching Regulation Agency (TRA) is responsible for regulating the teaching profession in England including schools, sixth form colleges, children's homes and youth accommodation. 

This seminar explores referrals to the TRA, the TRA process, panel decisions and sanctions. 

This seminar is free and Forum members are given priority.

Seminar Content 

Part one - The Referral Process

  • Who can be referred
  • Referral by employers  
  • Internal disciplinary processes and TRA referrals  
  • Teacher misconduct referral form
  • Frequently asked questions

Part two -The TRA

  • Case preparation and progression
  • Interim probation orders

Part three - Professional Conduct Panel Meeting

  • Panel members
  • Burden of proof
  • Documentary and witness evidence
  • Decisions
  • Sanctions
  • Appeals
Date & Location

Monday 18 March 2019 

ACAS East Midlands,
Apex Court,
City Link,


10:15am: Registration and refreshments
10:45am-10:50am: Welcome and introduction
10:50am-12:30pm: Seminar followed by Q&A
12:30pm-01:00pm: Networking 


Surinder Kaur Dhillon | Senior Associate, Employment Team
Esther Maxwell | Senior Associate, Employment Team

Joined by a guest speaker from the Teaching Regulation Agency.


This event is free to attend.


Any cancellation received with less than 2 working days’ notice will not be entitled to a refund. Your booking can be transferred into a name of a substitute delegate at any time - please contact Events or call 0800 111 4336 with the details.

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