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Teachers: Veterans

Question for Department for Education

UIN 25129, tabled on 1 February 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many places were allocated to each Troops to Teachers cohort.

Answered on

9 February 2016

Initially the Ministry of Defence’s resettlement contractor was responsible for recruiting trainees to the programme. Recruitment for the programme has been the responsibility of the University of Brighton.

For Cohort One, 293 applications were received and 41 trainees began the programme.

For Cohort Two, 196 applications were received and 52 trainees began the programme.

For Cohort Three, 62 applications were received and 51 trainees began the programme.