House of Lords
Lord Hill of Oareford (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Education; Conservative)
We set out the schemes and initiatives we will be using to help attract more of the highest achieving graduates into teaching in Training Our Next Generation of Outstanding Teachers: Implementation Plan, published in November 2011. These include:
using bursaries of up to £20,000 to attract the best performing graduates in the subjects where they are most needed; in partnership with the Institute of Physics, providing up to 100 scholarships of £20,000 to help attract more of the best graduates into physics teaching;expanding the successful Teach First programme which places highly able graduates to work in challenging schools; andencouraging service leavers to become teachers through a new Troops to Teachers programme.