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Transition to the Teaching Agency

This section provides additional information and the latest news about the closure of the TDA and the launch of the Teaching Agency.

You can also view information about the transition to the Teaching Agency on the Department for Education (DfE) website.

Education Bill receives Royal Assent
On 15 November 2011 the Coalition Government's Education Bill was granted Royal Assent. This completes the legislative framework for the Government's key education reforms, and paves the way for important changes in schools in England.
The Teaching Agency
The Teaching Agency is a new executive agency that will be responsible for ensuring the supply of high quality teachers and training, and for teacher regulation.
The Education Bill and the TDA
The Schools White Paper, The Importance of Teaching, was published in November by the DfE and outlined the change in our status from a non-departmental public body to an executive agency of the DfE.



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