New teachers' salary in England could reach £30,000, says DfE – AuthenticAfrican

Posted on by Richard Adams Education editor

Announcement is part of plans to increase recruitment and improve profession’s status

Starting salaries for new teachers in England could rise to £30,000 within four years, the government has confirmed, as part of its plans to increase recruitment and improve the status of the profession.

The announcement by the Department for Education (DfE) that it will push for higher pay for newly-qualified teachers was revealed by the Guardian last week as part of the government’s “back to school” policy rollout, including increased funding for state schools.

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