Teaching Council Act 2001

Continuing education and training and professional development of teachers.

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39.—(1) The Council shall promote the continuing education and training and professional development of teachers.

(2) Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1), the Council shall—

( a) conduct research into the continuing education and training and professional development of teachers, and shall publish the findings arising out of such research in such form and manner as the Council thinks fit,

( b) promote awareness among the teaching profession and the public of the benefits of continuing education and training and professional development,

( c) review and accredit programmes relating to the continuing education and training of teachers, and

( d) perform such other functions in relation to the continuing education and training and professional development of teachers as may be assigned to the Council by the Minister.