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NFER Annual Report: the Teacher Labour Market in England (February 2019)

25 Feb
By m.fincher

A copy of the report can be accessed here: https://www.nfer.ac.uk/teacher-labour-market-in-england-annual-report-2019/

NFER’s first annual report on the state of the teacher workforce measures the key indicators of the teacher labour market and teachers’ working conditions. The recruitment, development and retention of teachers and school leaders is a crucial underpinning for a successful education system. However, England’s school system faces a substantial and growing challenge of ensuring there are sufficient numbers of high-quality teachers employed in schools.

The report presents data from a range of sources, which together highlight the trends that describe the current teacher supply situation and how it has changed over time. Teachers’ working conditions are a fundamental lever to effecting change over teacher recruitment and retention, so we also present data on teachers’ working conditions and how they compare to similar individuals in other professional occupations.