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Teachers: Training

Question for Department for Education

UIN 79, tabled on 27 May 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what her Department's target is for the number of new trainee teachers to begin in schools in each year between 2015 and 2019.

Answered on

1 June 2015

Each year the Department for Education produces the Teacher Supply Model, an estimate of the number of trainee teachers required to meet the needs of the school sector in England. The last estimate produced was for the 2015/16 academic year.

The department has published the Teacher Supply Model for 2015/16 in full. This identifies the inputs and assumptions applied to produce our estimate, including central projections of the overall number of teacher entrants needed up to the 2019/20 academic year and beyond. This information is published online at:

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