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Education Act 2002

Section 134: Requirement to be registered

275.Under this section, the Secretary of State, or the NAW, may by regulations provide that a specified activity may be carried out in a school maintained by an LEA or a non-maintained special school by a qualified teacher only where that teacher is registered with full registration with the General Teaching Council (GTC) for England or for Wales. It also provides that a trainee teacher may undertake a specified course of training leading to qualified teacher status only where that teacher is registered with provisional registration with the GTC for England or for Wales. In addition provisional registration may be required of unqualified teachers undertaking specified work in schools.

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