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Professional Expectations of a Student Teacher

Withdrawal from a Placement

The highest professional standards are expected from student teachers at all times, both at the University and on placement. Student teachers are cautioned that if a school withdraws or terminates a placement due to unsatisfactory professional practice (for example safeguarding, unprofessional behaviour, or health and safety) in such circumstances the student teacher will be required to meet with the Personal Tutor and ITT Partnership Lead to discuss the issues and this 'may' include an assessment to determine Fitness to Practise.

NB: If a student teacher withdraws themselves from a placement without discussion this may jeopardise their continuation on the programme. Student teachers who have concerns about a placement should contact their Liaison Tutor as a matter of urgency. They should not, under any circumstances, withdraw themselves from the placement. Contributions towards Travel Expenses