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Education written question – answered on 20th March 2014.

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Photo of Jim Cunningham Jim Cunningham Labour, Coventry South

To ask the Secretary of State for Education what proportion of initial teacher trainees were service leavers in (a) 2008-09, (b) 2009-10, (c) 2010-11, (d) 2011-12, (e) 2012-13 and (f) the current academic year to date.

Photo of David Laws David Laws The Minister of State, Cabinet Office, The Minister for Schools

The Department for Education does not hold this information prior to March 2011. Between 2010 and 2012/13, 0.12% of initial teacher training (ITT) trainees declared themselves as having an armed forces background. ITT census information and performance profiles can be found online at:

http://www.education.gov.uk/schools/careers/training anddevelopment/initial/b00204146/itt-data-and-surveys/trainee-census

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/initial-teacher-training-performance-profiles-2013-for-the-academic-year-2011-to-2012

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/initial-teacher-training-trainee-number-census

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