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30 Jun '14

News We need more teachers, and we need them now

By the next decade, there will be 800,000 more pupils in secondary schools. Now is the time to study to become a teacherRead more on studying educationPubs converted into classrooms, recession-hit stores made into temporary schools, sports pitches moved to rooftop areas the UK's growing school-age population is being shoehorned into every available space.By the next decade, an extra 800,000 students will have entered England's secondaries, according to the Department for Education (DfE). But putting a roof over their heads is only half the struggle: England is also facing a teacher supply crisis. Continue reading...

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