Teachers are getting younger

9th September 2011 at 01:00

There are more teachers in England - and they are getting younger. Figures for 2011 released by the General Teaching Council for England show the proportion of those in the profession aged 50-59 has dropped by 8 percentage points in the past five years. The number of teachers aged 39 and under has increased by 7 percentage points during the same period.

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