Investigating teachers

We are responsible for investigating competence and fitness to teach and, if necessary, exercising disciplinary functions relating to teacher conduct.

What we investigate

This page outlines the circumstances and concerns that may require us to carry out an investigation of a teacher.

How to complain

Find out how to lodge a complaint about a teacher, what we are able to investigate and the information you will need to provide us with to support your complaint.

Notifying us about teacher concerns

If you are an employer, read about when you will need to notify us about teacher concerns and how to do so. 

Investigation process

Find an outline of the processes we generally undertake when investigating concerns about a teacher, how we gather information and the possible disciplinary approaches and outcomes.