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Teachers: Recruitment

Question for Department for Education

UIN 136676, tabled on 19 April 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many secondary school teachers have been recruited in each year since 2010, and if he will make a statement.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

25 April 2018

The number of new entrants to state funded secondary schools are shown in the attached table. Figures on the numbers of new entrants are only available for 2011 onwards, figures on the movement of teachers between state funded schools are not available.

The rise in the number of new entrants to state funded secondary schools in 2016 is encouraging and shows that teaching remains an attractive and rewarding career for talented graduates.

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