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Teachers: Training

Question for Department for Education

UIN 52260, tabled on 8 November 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent estimate she has made of the average cost to the public purse of training a teacher.

Answered on

14 November 2016

Based on the National Audit Office Report on “Training New Teachers”, it cost £700 million to train 33,200 trainees in 2013/14. This report is found at:

https://www.nao.org.uk/report/training-new-teachers/.

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