Teachers: Training:Written question - 134016

Q
Asked by Rushanara Ali
(Bethnal Green and Bow)
Asked on: 22 March 2018
Department for Education
Teachers: Training
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what the cost to the public purse is for the marketing of the Teach Now scheme in (a) 2015-16 and (b) 2016-17 including the costs of (i) production, (ii) paid-for advertising, (ii) social media including facebook.
A
Answered by: Nick Gibb
Answered on: 03 April 2018

In 2015-16 the Department spent no public funds on marketing the Now Teach programme.

In 2016-17 the Department paid a grant of £11,400 to support the development of the Now Teach programme, through Ark Teacher Training. Up to £5,412 of this funding could be spent on marketing in accordance with Cabinet Office guidance.

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