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Grounds for revocation and suspension of accreditation

Please note that the Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards will be known as the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) from 1 January 2017.

NESA may revoke the accreditation of a teacher for misconduct or failing to meet the requirements of the professional teaching standards.

Misconduct includes being:

Failing to meet the professional teaching standards means a teacher has not met the requirements for maintaining accreditation at Proficient, Highly Accomplished or Lead Teacher. These levels of accreditation are detailed in the Standards.

Highly Accomplished and Lead Teachers who do not maintain accreditation may return to a lower level of accreditation.

Grounds for suspension of accreditation

Grounds for suspension of accreditation are detailed in the policy. This includes where a teacher: