You may find completing the Professional Update process by the deadline hard.
We accept the following reasons to extend your sign-off period:
- career breaks;
- extended illness;
- parental leave;
- you are a supply teacher and not working often.
You can ask your employer for a deferral.
You should request your deferral at the start of your PU sign-off year.
We usually grant deferrals for 1 year.
How to request a deferral
If you have an associated reviewer, you can request a deferral through your MyPL record. If your reviewer is happy to approve your deferral, they can confirm this through MyPL.
Gateway CPD Manager Users
Request a deferral using Gateway CPD Manager.