The Mirror is reporting that children face being taught maths, physics and biology by teachers who do not have A-levels in their specialist subjects, shock research reveals.
Shadow Education Secretary Angela Rayner said: “These figures show just how desperate the Tory teacher crisis has become.
“Far from their promises to ‘lead the world in maths and science’, the Tories have been forced to recruit trainees to teach subjects that they themselves do not have qualifications in.
“The Tories are failing badly at delivering the high quality education our children deserve.”
A Department of Education spokesman said: “These figures are misleading.
“Undergraduate teacher trainees represents a very small proportion of the overall cohort, with the vast majority of entrants holding a degree.”
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