Our Code, Our Standards
The Code sets out the high standards for ethical behaviour that are expected of every teacher; the Standards describe the expectations of effective teaching practice.
Professional Growth Cycle
A Professional Growth Cycle focuses on how teachers use and meet Our Code, Our Standards | Ngā Tikanga Matatika, Ngā Paerewa in their everyday practice.
These pages are for teacher education providers to help them meet specific requirements for programme approval.
We are committed to ensuring teachers meet the highest standard of quality for the success of children and young people.
We are committed to ensuring teachers meet the highest standard of professionalism for the safety and wellbeing of children and young people.
Problems affecting ability to teach
A health issue or other problem could affect the teacher’s ability to teach or their conduct. The Impairment Committee will assess how serious and what help is needed.