Teacher retention: are England's teachers leaving?
The numbers aren’t as high as recent surveys of teacher intentions would suggest.
Teachers with first class degrees
Teacher numbers increased between 2010 and 2015. The proportion of postgraduate trainee teachers with first class degrees was increasing before 2015, but the figures since then aren’t completely comparable.
A third of teachers leave after five years - that's nothing new
New figures have been reported showing almost a third of teachers leave state funded schools within five years of qualifying. The figures are correct, but they follow the historical trend.
The number of teachers in English schools
It's correct that there are more teachers in English schools now than in 2010 - but there are also more pupils.
There's only so much the data can tell us about teacher vacancies
Official statistics suggest that teacher vacancies remain low, but these may not fully reflect difficulties in teacher recruitment.
Are we recruiting enough trainee teachers?
At the heart of the debate about whether there's a teacher shortage are competing claims about what's been happening to numbers of trainee teachers.
Do most secondary schools use non-specialist teachers?
The Association of School and College Leaders has warned today that teacher shortages are having a detrimental impact on pupils' education.
Are more teachers quitting the profession than entering it?
Labour claims that record numbers of teachers are quitting the profession, and that more are leaving it than are entering it.