Five years' supply for jobless NQTs

30th September 2011 at 01:00

Newly qualified teachers who cannot find a job will now be able to work as a supply teacher for five years. Regulations which put a limit of 16 months on the time NQTs in England can spend doing short-term work before starting their induction year will be scrapped, the Department for Education has announced. Changes will come into force in April 2012.

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