To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many fully qualified teachers who have completed their studies within the last three years in England have not obtained a permanent teaching post.
In the academic year 2011/12, there were 1,520 people who had received Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) and were still seeking a teaching post within six months of completing their training. Data for the academic year 2012/13 will be published on 23 October.
The table attached gives a breakdown of the total number of trainee teachers who have been awarded QTS and have reported to be seeking a teaching post, and those that were in employment within six months of completion of training.
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