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24th March 2006 at 00:00
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Q: I'm working for a teaching agency covering maternity leave. I recently had a letter from the General Teaching Council for Wales informing me that I need to renew my membership. I thought the school in which you are employed pays on your behalf. I've covered this maternity leave since October and it finishes this month.

A: The Government has agreed to pay the basic cost of the registration fee to the GTC in England and Wales. As you are a supply teacher, you are probably paid on a daily rate that will incorporate an element for this fee. If you have a two-term contract, that will incorporate an element of funding.

Nevertheless, you still have to pay the cost yourself as the registration can only be done by you as the professional.

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