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Government supporting schools and colleges to provide face-to-face learning for millions of children and young people

Over 585 former teachers have already come forward to support face-to-face learning

From: Department for Education

Hundreds of former teachers have signed up with supply agencies following the Education Secretary’s call for them to temporarily return to the profession, data published (on Wednesday 12 January) shows.

Initial data from around ten per cent of supply agencies...

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Education Secretary calls for ex-teachers to return to classrooms

Omicron expected to cause increased staff absence levels in the spring term, with former teachers needed to expand supply staff across country.

From: Department for Education and The Rt Hon Nadhim Zahawi MP

Published 20 December 2021

The Government is asking former teachers who have the skills and time to return to the classroom to sign up from today.

The Omicron...