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Transfer request appeals

Myth :  I can’t appeal if DET refuses my request for transfer. 

Fact :  You can make an internal appeal against DET’s decision (though note that external appeals through the Public Service Commission are no longer possible). The teacher transfer process is vacancy driven and a teacher’s transfer points will usually determine the preference order for applicants requesting a transfer into a particular geographic area. The exceptions to this would be compassionate (exceptional hardship) transfers and required transfers, neither of which is determined by points. Please see the Teacher Transfer Guidelines for further information about the role of transfer rating points in the process.

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[Information updated 17 September 2014]