Teacher recruitment campaign launched


A new teacher recruitment campaign has been launched by the government as part of an ongoing drive to get more high-quality teachers into England’s classrooms.

Around 35,000 trainee teachers need to be recruited every year. To help with this, the National College of Teaching and Leadership runs an annual recruitment campaign to attract high-quality new entrants to the profession.

This year’s campaign includes recruitment events throughout the academic year. Subject associations, like the Institute of Physics, universities and the government’s network of 600 teaching schools will have a presence at the events and will be on hand to offer advice and guidance to prospective trainees.

Education Secretary Nicky Morgan said: “Teaching has never been more attractive to high achievers, as it is a career that offers great opportunity for progression.

“But we want to encourage even more talented people into the profession. Our new teacher recruitment campaign, Your future their future, will play an important role in attracting new people to teaching and encouraging more top graduates to consider training to teach priority subjects like maths and physics. We want the best graduates in the teaching profession, so that young people are inspired by the subjects they love.”

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