How can we attract more people to the teaching profession and support school-based ITT providers to deliver high-quality training?

A Manifesto for Change


Teacher supply is in crisis with the government missing its own ITT recruitment targets for the last decade, and now all eyes are on what actions the next parliament will take to address the worsening picture following the July 2024 general election.
A manifesto for change is definitely needed.

Emma Hollis, Chief Executive, NASBTT and Anna Richards, Chair, NASBTT

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10 out of 17 secondary subjects are likely to underrecruit for 2024-25.

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Secondary recruitment is forecast to be around 61% of target.

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Primary recruitment is forecast to reach 83% of target for next year.

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The teaching workforce grew by less than 300 teachers last year. 

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FTE teachers leaving for reasons other than retirement or death remains at a record high of 39,971 – a rate of 8.8%.

View our Manifesto for Change

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