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Recruitment and retention of teachers: Committee announces report publication

17 February 2017

The Education Committee publishes its Fifth Report of Session 2016-17, Recruitment and retention of teachers (HC 199), at 00.01am on Tuesday 21 February 2017.

Inquiry background

The Committee's inquiry examined a range of issues relating to teacher recruitment and retention, including teacher workload, the status of teachers, data on teacher supply, and teacher training and continuing professional development.

During the course of its inquiry the Committee heard from teachers' organisations, researchers and learned societies, as well as representatives from the College of Teaching, Ofsted and the Minister Nick Gibb MP.

Embargoed copies

Embargoed electronic copies of the report can be provided upon request to Government departments, oral evidence witnesses, and the media from Monday 20 February 2017.

Requests should be sent to

All media inquiries should be addressed to Gary Calder -, 020 7219 7556 / 07917 488622.

The report will be available on the Committee's website from 00.01am on Tuesday 21 February 2017.

Further information

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