Keywords: teacher professionalism, professionalism in education Introduction To start this report I would like to explain the importance of professional standards. Based on the LLUK (no date) the professional standards have a purpose. These standards are for all those educators who work within the lifelong learning sector which describe the skills, knowledge and attributes required for many who are in teaching and training roles. Professionalism in a teacher role According to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (no date) teacher professionalism has relevant significance in education and that it impacts the role of the teacher, which in exchange influences the student's ability to learn effectively. This definition however does not describe what sort of professional should act of their job or workplace.