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DateTopicTitleDownloadSummary
09 Oct 2017Practice StatementsSubsequent Registration Applications Practice StatementPractice Statement - Subsequent Registration Applications 
09 Oct 2017Practice StatementsPanel Consideration Practice StatementPractice Statement - Panel Consideration 
09 Oct 2017Practice StatementsHealth Matters and Medical Evidence Practice StatementPractice Statement - Health Matters and Medical Evidence (PDF) 
28 Aug 2017Practice StatementsPractice Statement - Case Management DiscussionsPractice Statement - Case Management Discussions (PDF)This practice statement provides guidance on the principles, purpose and process applicable to case management procedures which are used as part of fitness to teach complaint proceedings.
28 Aug 2017Practice StatementsPractice Statement – Conducting Hearings in PrivatePractice Statement – Conducting Hearings in Private (PDF)This Practice Statement provides guidance to Fitness to Teach Panels when making any decision to conduct a complaints hearing in private.
28 Aug 2017Practice StatementsPractice Statement – Postponements, Adjournments and Proceeding in the AbsencePractice Statement – Postponements, Adjournments and Proceeding in Absence (PDF)This Practice Statement provides guidance to Fitness to Teach Panels, the Appeals Board and Conveners when considering hearing postponement or adjournment requests.
28 Aug 2017Practice StatementsPractice Statement - Indicative Outcomes GuidancePractice Statement - Indicative Outcomes Guidance (PDF)This Practice Statement provides guidance for Fitness to Teach Panels on the procedure and factors to consider in making fitness to teach determinations and in deciding what action should be taken or sanction imposed.
17 Aug 2017Practice StatementsProfessional Competence Cases Practice StatementProfessional Competence Cases Practice Statement (PDF)This document provides guidance to support the rational and consistent determination of fitness to teach professional competence cases. This document will come into effect from 21 August 2017.
17 Aug 2017Practice StatementsPractice Statement - Fact-finding in Fitness to Teach Conduct CasesPractice Statement - Fact-finding in Fitness toTeach Conduct Cases (PDF)This document provides guidance to support the rational and consistent determination of fitness to teach conduct cases.
28 Aug 2015Practice StatementsPractice Statement – Conduct at HearingsPractice Statement – Conduct at Hearings (PDF)This practice statement provides guidance to GTCS Fitness to Teach panel members ("panel members") in respect of conduct at hearings (which is also sometimes known as "judicial conduct").
10 Jun 2015Practice StatementsPractice Statement - Temporary Restriction OrdersPractice Statement - Temporary Restriction Orders (PDF)This Practice Statement provides guidance on temporary restriction orders and the procedure and factors that Fitness to Teach Panels should bear in mind in making any such direction.
10 Jun 2015Practice StatementsPractice Statement – Use of Electronic Communications in HearingsPractice Statement – Use of Electronic Communications in Hearings (PDF)This practice statement provides guidance to parties and Panels on the use of electronic communications in hearings.
18 Mar 2015Practice StatementsPractice Statement - Decision Making and WritingPractice Statement - Decision Making and Writing (PDF)This Practice Statement provides guidance to Fitness to Teach Panels on the decision-making and writing process in complaint hearings.