Teaching Council Act 2001

Objects of Council.


6.—The objects of the Council shall be—

( a) to regulate the teaching profession and the professional conduct of teachers,

( b) to establish and promote the maintenance and improvement of standards of—

(i) programmes of teacher education and training,

(ii) teaching, knowledge, skill and competence of teachers in recognised primary and post-primary schools, and

(iii) professional conduct of teachers,


( c) to promote the continuing education and training and professional development of teachers.