Teachers: Training

Department for Education written question – answered on 18th July 2016.

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Photo of Melanie Onn Melanie Onn Labour, Great Grimsby

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what information her Department holds on the geographical allocation of placements of teachers to initial teacher training schemes.

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

The table below shows the latest figures for postgraduate trainees by the location of the provider.

Number of postgraduate ITT trainees by region, academic year 2015 to 2016

Number of Trainees

North East

1,271

East Midlands

1,888

East of England

2,355

South West

2,440

Yorkshire and The Humber

2,807

West Midlands

3,187

North West

4,379

South East

4,473

London

4,969

Grand Total

27,769

Source: ITT Census 2015/16

1) Figures for 2015/16 were extracted on 2nd November 2015

2) Troops to Teachers are excluded

3) Excludes forecast trainees

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