An expert look at ... government spending on teacher recruitment

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Every week, one of our reporters will take a look at one of their specialist topics and offer their unique insight. This week, Will Hazell questions whether the government’s marketing bill for teacher recruitment represents value for money 

At the beginning of January, there’s usually a spike in interest in moving into teaching.

Unfortunately for the government, the Department for Education’s own efforts to promote teaching were presented in a rather unflattering light last week.

According to an independent analysis for the DfE, government spending on TV and video marketing equated to £4,291 ...

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