Advice for Witnesses in Conduct Cases

Witnesses are an important part of our fitness to teach process. Their evidence helps us investigate concerns about teachers and college lecturers.

There are many ways witnesses take part in the process.

Select the option in the drop-down below that best represents what you have been asked to do.

You will find advice below on supporting a fitness to teach referral, making a statement or attending a hearing.

Wellbeing Support

We know that being involved in the fitness to teach process may be stressful. The following services are available to you if you need them.  

Education Support: 08000 562 561

Breathing Space: 0800 83 85 87   

The Samaritans: 116 123 or email   

Teacher Support Network, Recourse and Turn2us: 08000 562 561, email or download practical guides    

Turn2us (0808 802 2000) is a free service that helps people in financial need access welfare benefits, charitable grants, and other financial help. Turn2us works in partnership with Teacher Support Scotland regarding the financial concerns of teachers.   

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