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Teachers: Qualifications

Volume 507: debated on Monday 15 March 2010

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills what discussions officials of his Department have had with officials of the Department for Children, Schools and Families on required teaching qualifications for (a) schools and (b) further education colleges. (321674)

BIS officials are working with the Department for Children School and Families (DCSF) to clarify the extent of equivalence and transferability of qualified teacher status between schools and further education teachers or lecturers.