Teachers: Training

Department for Education written question – answered at on 25 October 2023.

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Photo of Rachael Maskell Rachael Maskell Labour/Co-operative, York Central

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what proportion of trainee teachers for (a) religious education, (b) English, (c) history and (d) geography were trained through (i) school-led provision and (ii) higher education institution-led provision in 2021-22; and if she will make a statement.

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

Religious Education trainees for 2021/22 split by training route shows 51% were trained through higher education institution led provision (HEI), and 49% percent were trained via school led provision.

English trainees for 2021/22 split by training route shows 43% were trained through HEI-led provision, and 57% percent were trained via school led provision.

History trainees for 2021/22 split by training route shows 44% were trained through HEI-led provision, and 56% percent were trained via school led provision.

Geography trainees for 2021/22 split by training route shows 46% were trained through HEI-led provision, and 54% percent were trained via school led provision.

These statistics are taken from the Initial Teacher Training Census 2021/22, which can be found online at: https://explore-education-statistics.service.gov.uk/find-statistics/initial-teacher-training-census/2021-22. The percentages provided are revised.

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