Teachers: Older Workers:Written question - 138941

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Asked on: 27 April 2018
Department for Education
Teachers: Older Workers
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many teachers over the age of 60 were employed in schools in each year in (a) Coventry, (b) the West Midlands and (c) England since 2010.
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Answered by: Nick Gibb
Answered on: 02 May 2018

The following table provides the full time equivalent number of teachers over the age of 60 in service in state funded schools in the Coventry local authority area, West Midlands region and England in November 2010 to November 2016. November 2017 figures will become available at the end of June 2018 and will be available via the following link: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/statistics-school-workforce.

Teachers[1],[2]

Coventry

West Midlands

England

2010

70

1,070

10,580

2011

90

1,020

10,840

2012

110

1,120

10,990

2013

80

1,100

11,500

2014

70

1,080

10,900

2015

70

1,020

10,460

2016

80

970

10,160

Source: School Workforce Census

[1] Figures for England contain an adjustment for schools that did not provide a return, but this adjustment is not available at local authority or regional level.

[2] Figures are rounded to the nearest 10 teachers.

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