Trainee teachers with bursaries less likely to teach

Provisional employment rate statistics released today by the Department for Education show that 19 per cent of newly qualified teachers who trained during 2017-18 were not teaching in state schools 16 months later. Tes reports.

And they also reveal that those teachers who were eligible for up to £30,000 in government bursary funding were less likely to be teaching than average –with 21 per cent not in a state classroom 16 months on.

As many as one in four physics trainees (28 per cent), who would be eligible for up to £30,000 in bursary funding at the time of qualifying, were not teaching.

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