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Teacher training bursaries set to increase


Critics say rise does “not scratch the surface” of recruitment crisis

The Department for Education has announced that teacher training bursaries and scholarships will increase next year—but headteachers have said the changes do not go far enough.

The government announced on 11 October that trainee secondary school teachers in maths, physics, chemistry or computing, who begin their training in September 2023, will be eligible for bursaries worth £27,000 and scholarships worth £29,000. This represents an increase of £3,000 on 2022.

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