Thousands of teachers are being lured abroad with lucrative pay packages as England’s schools grapple with a recruitment crisis, Ofsted warns.
Chief Inspector Sir Michael Wilshaw says elite public schools have been opening up branches abroad, leading to a boom in international schools. Last year more people left to teach abroad (18,000) than trained (17,000) on post-graduate routes, he adds.
Ministers cited figures saying just a tiny fraction of teachers left the UK. The Department for Education also said it was disingenuous to suggest its approach to teacher recruitment was not working.
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