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Throughout your probationary period you should be gathering evidence to prove you are meeting the Standard for Full Registration (SFR). Flexible Route probationers should compile this information and submit it in an online profile.

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Flexible Route

Now you are a probationer teacher, this area of our site will provide you with guidance and support throughout your probationary period via the Flexible Route.


Pilot launch of MyPL

MyProfessionalLearning (MyPL) is a new online professional learning service, due to launch with a pilot in August 2016. The central aim of MyPL is to offer a flexible, easily accessible system for teachers to log and reflect upon their professional learning activities.


Fitness to Teach Process Consultation

We are consulting on proposed new Fitness to Teach Rules, to replace our existing Fitness to Teach Appeals Rules. The consultation raises important issues about the way that we deal with and determine whether teacher are fit to teach. We welcome views from everyone and want to encourage as much debate as possible about this important matter.


World Teachers' Day

World Teachers’ Day, held annually on 5 October, affords us an opportunity to recognise the contribution made by teachers to inspire and improve the opportunities of young people worldwide. The theme of this year’s World Teachers’ Day is Valuing Teachers, Improving their Status.


I survived parents' evening!


Parents' evenings are a major part of the school year. Helen Cluett explains how she survived.


How meditation can support your teaching career

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It’s no secret that teaching - and life in general - can be demanding. Lorraine Murray, a Teacher, Author, Speaker and Consultant, explains how meditation can help us to cope with the stresses of life.