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Teachers: Training

Volume 461: debated on Friday 15 June 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many overseas trained teachers there are in each London borough; how many of these have not enrolled in training courses for qualified teacher status in each borough; and if he will make a statement. (135603)

[holding answer 8 May 2007]: The information requested is not collected centrally.

In 2005-06 information from the Training and Development Agency for Schools shows that there were 1,330 teachers in England on the Overseas Trained Teacher Programme, the employment-based route to qualified teacher status for these teachers.