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Teachers: Training

Question for Department for Education

UIN 134016, tabled on 22 March 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the cost to the public purse is for the marketing of the Teach Now scheme in (a) 2015-16 and (b) 2016-17 including the costs of (i) production, (ii) paid-for advertising, (ii) social media including facebook.

Answered on

3 April 2018

In 2015-16 the Department spent no public funds on marketing the Now Teach programme.

In 2016-17 the Department paid a grant of £11,400 to support the development of the Now Teach programme, through Ark Teacher Training. Up to £5,412 of this funding could be spent on marketing in accordance with Cabinet Office guidance.