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Teachers: Veterans

Question for Department for Education

UIN 37618, tabled on 19 May 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what estimate she has made of the number of (a) applicants to (b) successful applicants to and (c) successful graduates from the Troops to Teachers scheme in each year for which figures are available; and if she will make a statement.

Answered on

24 May 2016

For Cohort One (January 2014), 293 applications were received and 41 trainees began the programme.

For Cohort Two (September 2014), 196 applications were received and 52 trainees began the programme.

For Cohort Three (September 2015), 62 applications were received and 51 trainees began the programme.

For Cohort Four (September 2016), recruitment is still underway.

The first cohort of trainees completed the training programme in December 2015. 29 trainees completed the programme and achieved Qualified Teacher Status.

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