Code of Professional Practice and Conduct for Teachers - Australian Capital Territory

Service summary

You will be required to comply with this code if you are a registered teacher in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). The purpose of the code is to:

  • Guide teacher practice and conduct
  • Affirm the public accountability of teachers
  • Promote confidence in the teaching profession.

The code also details the principles that you must demonstrate in your professional practice, these include:

  • Personal and professional integrity
  • Respect for others
  • Acceptance of responsibility for their contribution to teaching.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.

Administering agency

Teacher Quality Institute

Act(s) name

ACT Teacher Quality Institute Act 2010 (Australian Capital Territory)

Contact details

General Enquiries
Teacher Quality Institute

Operating address:
Ground Floor
170 Haydon Drive
Australian Capital Territory 2617
Mailing address:
PO BOX 263
Jamison Centre, Australian Capital Territory 2614


02 62058867


02 62054577


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