Teachers: Training:Written question - 52260

Asked by Lucy Powell
(Manchester Central)

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Asked on: 08 November 2016
Department for Education
Teachers: Training
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what recent estimate she has made of the average cost to the public purse of training a teacher.
Answered by: Nick Gibb
Answered on: 14 November 2016

Based on the National Audit Office Report on “Training New Teachers”, it cost £700 million to train 33,200 trainees in 2013/14. This report is found at:


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