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On-the-job training is a ‘tragedy’ for teaching

Report predicts ‘profound’ change to training as SNP moots version of Teach First

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The Scottish government is “shortly” to tender for a new route into teaching that could open the way for initial teacher education to bypass universities, Tes Scotland can reveal.

Teach First – a fast-track route into teaching, long resisted in Scotland – will be able to tender for the new route, which will be aimed at attracting “high-quality graduates in priority areas and subjects”.

The development sheds further light on a pledge in the government’s delivery plan, published last June, which referred to “developing a new route” that would “build on the model developed in partnership with ...

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