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Teachers: Recruitment

Department for Education written question – answered on 3rd June 2015.

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Photo of Louise Haigh Louise Haigh Labour, Sheffield, Heeley

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what representations she has received on the ability of (a) comprehensive schools, (b) academies and (c) free schools to recruit teachers.

Photo of Nick Gibb Nick Gibb Minister of State (Education)

The Secretary of State for Education has received representations on teacher recruitment from individual schools, a head teacher group, professional subject associations and an association of universities providing teacher training. Teacher recruitment has also been discussed at the Department for Education’s programme of talks with the teaching unions.

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