Tuesday, 8 October 2019

Questions (129)

Thomas Byrne

Question:

129. Deputy Thomas Byrne asked the Minister for Education and Skills the position with regard to the commencement of fitness to teach provisions of the Teaching Council Act. [41139/19]

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Written answers (Question to Education)

Under the Teaching Council Acts 2001-2015 the Teaching Council is the body with statutory authority and responsibility for regulation of the teaching profession including registration of teachers.

Part 5 (Fitness to Teach) of the Teaching Council Acts 2001-2015 was commenced on 25 July 2016. Information on the Part 5 (Fitness to Teach) process and provisions can be found on the Teaching council website.