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The National College for Teaching and Learning (NCTL) publishes data about initial teacher training in England annually(1). The latest published data are for the academic year 2010/11.
The data show that of the 28,050 trainees who started a one-year programme in the autumn of 2010, 2,830 (10%) did not gain qualified teacher status by the end of the academic year (July 2011).
|Academic year||Proportion of trainees engaged in a one-year course, who did not gain qualified teacher status within 12 months (%)|
|(1) Data will be published in due course|
We have raised the bar for entry to initial teacher training courses to ensure that all trainees who start a course are equipped to complete it.
9,200 trainees began an initial teacher training programme lasting longer than 12 months and are expected to gain qualified teacher status in a later academic year.
(1) The initial teacher training performance profiles: