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School teachers’ appraisalE+W

131 AppraisalE+W

(1)Regulations may require the appraisal of the performance of teachers—

(a)in a manner specified by the regulations, and

(b)at times specified by or determined in accordance with the regulations.

(2)The regulations may impose a duty on—

(a)a local education authority;

(b)the governing body of a school or institution;

(c)the head teacher of a school or the principal of an institution.

(3)The regulations may—

(a)require or permit an appraisal to be carried out in a manner which confers a discretion on a person specified by or chosen or determined in accordance with the regulations;

(b)permit a person on whom a duty is imposed under subsection (2) to delegate that duty in whole or in part.

(4)The regulations may require or permit a person listed in subsection (2) to have regard to the results of an appraisal in the performance of a function specified by the regulations.

(5)The results of an appraisal may be used in determining a teacher’s remuneration.

(6)Before making regulations under this section the Secretary of State shall consult such of the following as appear to him to be appropriate—

(a)associations of local education authorities in England,

(b)local education authorities in England,

(c)bodies representing the interests of governing bodies in England,

(d)bodies representing the interests of teachers in England, and

(e)the Learning and Skills Council for England.

(7)Before making regulations under this section the National Assembly for Wales shall consult such of the following as appear to it to be appropriate—

(a)associations of local education authorities in Wales,

(b)local education authorities in Wales,

(c)bodies representing the interests of governing bodies in Wales,

(d)bodies representing the interests of teachers in Wales, and

(e)the National Council for Education and Training for Wales.

(8)Section 49 of the Education (No. 2) Act 1986 (c. 61) (appraisal) shall cease to have effect.

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Commencement Information

I1S. 131 wholly in force at 19.12.2002; s. 131 not in force at Royal Assent, see s. 216; s. 131 in force for E. at 1.10.2002 by S.I. 2002/2439, art. 3 (with transitional provisions and savings in art. 4, Sch.); s. 131 in force for W. at 19.12.2002 by S.I. 2002/3185, art. 4, Sch. Pt. I

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