Record levels of first-class graduates getting into teaching

Record levels of graduates with a first-class degree are training to teach, official figures reveal today (27 November 2014). The annual initial teacher training (ITT) census shows that 1 in 6 teacher trainees (17%) starting this academic year now holds a first-class degree, the highest proportion ever recorded, with over two-thirds (73%) holding a 2:1 or better. Read More