The future of the GTC
last updated:01 Jul 2011
Legislation currently progressing through Parliament is intended to abolish the GTC. This page provides updates and advice relating to the planned closure including the latest information on the transition and transfer of certain functions to the Teaching Agency after closure.
News and updates relating to the planned closure are available below and FAQs are in the left-hand menu.
- 07 March 2011
This paper contains evidence submitted by the GTC to the Public Bill Committee. It warns that regulatory proposals in the Education Bill are unlikely to address the public interest.
- 11 February 2011
Education Bill proposals on regulation of the teaching profession could fail to meet a public interest test, warns GTCE Chair Gail Mortimer.
- 12 July 2010
Council received a report on the value of the GTC's functions. Subject to a small number of amendments, they agreed the detail included within the paper regarding the statutory functions of the GTC and the importance of these functions to the education system and to public confidence
- 6 Jul 2010
The Department for Education has prepared a letter for education bodies confirming that the GTC's statutory functions will continue until new primary legislation is enacted by parliament.
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