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Teachers: Recruitment

Question for Department for Education

UIN 98521, tabled on 5 January 2022

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how much the Government spent on the campaign to bring retired and ex-teachers back to teaching to cover covid-19 absences in December 2021.

Answered on

10 January 2022

As of 5 January, the spend relating to marketing and communications in support of the national appeal for former teachers to return to the profession is £3,882.69. This amount consists of:

  • Design work for a toolkit of assets to be used by partners of the department: £2,227.80.
  • Paid Search Advertising: £1,654.89.
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