Guidance: Teacher misconduct: forthcoming professional conduct hearings

Details of a forthcoming hearing will appear here 5 working days before it is due to take place.

Members of the press and the public are able to attend professional conduct panel hearings held by the National College for Teaching and Leadership (NCTL) and a small number of observer places are available for this purpose.

If you wish to attend as an observer, please contact NCTL on 0207 593 5393 (for members of the public) or the Department for Education’s press office on 0207 783 8300 (for journalists). Should you not do so in advance of the hearing date, the NCTL cannot guarantee your place as an observer.

You can read the outcomes of regulation hearings here.

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Guidance: Subject knowledge enhancement course directory

This course directory can be used to search for a flexible subject knowledge enhancement (SKE) course. School Direct lead schools and initial teacher training (ITT) providers who are allocated training places in mathematics, physics, computing, chemistry, languages or design and technology can use funded SKE to support their recruitment.

SKE courses can be delivered by School Direct partnerships, ITT providers or third parties. There may be SKE courses that are not listed here or that are tailored specifically to individual candidate needs.

If you offer SKE courses and would like to include these in this directory, please complete our SKE course form and email it to: ta.ske@education.gsi.gov.uk.

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Decision: Teacher misconduct panel outcome: Mr Neil David Giffin

The Secretary of State does not make these decisions herself. They are made by a senior official on the recommendation of an independent panel.

Notice is hereby given that, in accordance with The Teachers’ Disciplinary (England) Regulations 2012, a professional conduct panel was convened to consider the case of Mr Neil David Giffin, formerly employed in West Yorkshire, Yorkshire and the Humber.

The proceedings were held at 53-55 Butts Road, Earlsdon Park, Coventry CV1 3BH at 9:30 am on 13 January 2015.

Teacher regulation

53-55 Butts Road
Earlsdon Park
Coventry
CV1 3BH

Decision: Teacher misconduct panel outcome: Mr Philippe Andre Mathieu

The Secretary of State does not make these decisions herself. They are made by a senior official on the recommendation of an independent panel.

Notice is hereby given that, in accordance with The Teachers’ Disciplinary (England) Regulations 2012, a professional conduct panel was convened to consider the case of Mr Philippe Andre Mathieu, formerly employed in Cambridge, East of England.

The proceedings were held at 53-55 Butts Road, Earlsdon Park, Coventry CV1 3BH at 9:30am on 13 and 14 January 2015.

Teacher regulation

53-55 Butts Road
Earlsdon Park
Coventry
CV1 3BH

Decision: Teacher misconduct panel outcome: Mr Gavin Strachan

The Secretary of State does not make these decisions herself. They are made by a senior official on the recommendation of an independent panel.

Notice is hereby given that, in accordance with The Teachers’ Disciplinary (England) Regulations 2012, a professional conduct panel was convened to consider the case of Mr Gavin Strachan, of Essex, East of England.

The proceedings were held at 53-55 Butts Road, Earlsdon Park, Coventry CV1 3BH at 09.30 am on 14 January 2015.

Teacher regulation

53-55 Butts Road
Earlsdon Park
Coventry
CV1 3BH

Decision: Teacher misconduct panel outcome: Mrs Sabina Marianne Lynch

The Secretary of State does not make these decisions herself. They are made by a senior official on the recommendation of an independent panel.

Notice is hereby given that, in accordance with The Teachers’ Disciplinary (England) Regulations 2012, a professional conduct panel was convened to consider the case of Mrs Sabina Marianne Lynch, formerly employed in Ealing, London.

The proceedings were held at 53-55 Butts Road, Earlsdon Park, Coventry CV1 3BH at 9:30 am on 12 January 2015.

Teacher regulation

53-55 Butts Road
Earlsdon Park
Coventry
CV1 3BH

Decision: Teacher misconduct panel outcome: Mr Jodie Robson

The Secretary of State does not make these decisions herself. They are made by a senior official on the recommendation of an independent panel.

Notice is hereby given that, in accordance with The Teachers’ Disciplinary (England) Regulations 2012, a professional conduct panel was convened to consider the case of Mr Jodie Robson, formerly employed in North Yorkshire.

The proceedings were held at 53-55 Butts Road, Earlsdon Park, Coventry CV1 3BH at 9:30am on 24 and 25 November 2014 and 15 January 2015.

Teacher regulation

53-55 Butts Road
Earlsdon Park
Coventry
CV1 3BH

Correspondence: Letter from the Education Secretary to Dr Patricia Rice

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/letter-from-the-secretary-of-state-for-education-to-patricia-rice
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Collection: School Teachers’ Review Body (STRB) reports

All content is available under the Open Government Licence v3.0, except where otherwise stated

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News story: Government appoints new chair of the School Teachers’ Review Body

Dr Patricia Rice has been appointed as the Chair of the School Teachers’ Review Body (STRB). The STRB provides independent advice to the government on pay and conditions for teachers and school leaders in England and Wales.

Dr Rice has been appointed as chair for 3 years. She previously served as the STRB’s economist member. Dr Rice is a senior research fellow and the Associate Head for Research in the Department of Economics at the University of Oxford, where she specialises in labour economics.

The Secretary of State for Education Nicky Morgan said:

I am delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Patricia Rice as the Chair of the School Teachers’ Review Body. She has an exceptional understanding of the teaching workforce and education. Her leadership will be of great value to the STRB in its important work to consider pay and conditions for teachers.

Dr Patricia Rice said:

I am very pleased to have this opportunity to lead the work of the review body. I look forward to working with teachers and school leaders in further strengthening the teaching profession in England and Wales for the benefit of all children.

Appointment process

The appointment process was run in accordance with the code of practice issued by the Office of the Commissioner for Public Appointments and was made on merit.

Dr Rice confirmed that she has no political activity to declare.

The chair of the STRB is a prime ministerial appointment.

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