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Teachers: Training

Department for Education written question – answered on 27th February 2017.

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Photo of Roberta Blackman-Woods Roberta Blackman-Woods Shadow Minister (Housing)

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, whether weightings were applied to the criteria which her Department uses to determine which universities were awarded a multi-year allocation of initial teacher training places and which were awarded a single-year allocation.

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

We did not apply different weightings to the criteria – they all have equal weighting. The criteria on how we determined three-year allocations is outlined on pages 7-8 of the 2017/18 allocations methodology, published September 2016.

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