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What is considered 'gross misconduct' for teachers?

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Last updated on 4 July 2017
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Is there guidance on what constitutes 'gross misconduct'? This article looks at National College guidance on teacher misconduct, and at a school policy that include examples of gross misconduct. It also points to guidance on referring cases of misconduct to the National College.

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  1. 1 National College guidance
  2. 2 Examples from a school disciplinary policy
  3. 3 Referring cases to the National College

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