A week in secondary: 17 November 2017

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English and maths are among the subjects that are struggling to attract student teachers, according to Scottish government figures. For maths, 112 students have been recruited for 2017-18 (47 per cent of the target), while English has 155 students (63 per cent). Other low figures – against a secondary average of 70 per cent – include technological education (29 per cent), home economics (54 per cent) and music (58 per cent). There are no student teachers for Gaelic. The government said hundreds more people were training to become teachers following the introduction of a range of new routes ...

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