This story by Helen Ward in Tes on 18th January 2019.

Trainee teachers without prior experience are leaving when the reality of working in school hits them.

Changes to make it easier to get into teacher training are leading to higher numbers of dropouts – and increasing anxiety among trainees – say teacher training providers.

The government told teacher training providers last year that they would no longer be able to reject trainees solely on the grounds of inadequate prior experience in schools.

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