Tuesday, 8 October 2019

Questions (129)

Thomas Byrne


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.