Teacher Retention

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Education – in the House of Commons at 2:30 pm on 20th July 2015.

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Photo of Nick Gibb Nick Gibb Minister of State (Education) 2:30 pm, 20th July 2015

I do not recognise the hon. Lady’s figures. Our figures show that 52% of those who qualified in 1996 are still teaching 18 years later. We are doing an enormous amount to encourage teachers to stay in the profession and graduates to come into the profession. We are tackling the workload problem and poor behaviour in schools and we are improving teacher training.