Disadvantaged schools have fewer qualified teachers

Jess Brown
Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Schools with high-levels of less well-off pupils have fewer experienced teachers and the teaching is less effective, a study has found.

Disadvantaged schools have a higher proportion of new teachers, who have less time in the classroom to teach, than more advantaged schools, according to research. Picture: Becky Nixon
Disadvantaged schools have a higher proportion of new teachers, who have less time in the classroom to teach, than more advantaged schools, according to research. Picture: Becky Nixon

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