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The teacher brain drain

Ruth Tarrant

3rd March 2016

Last week Ofsted's boss warned that there was a teacher "brain drain" as increasing numbers of teachers left the UK to work abroad - last year 18,000 teachers left the UK, and only 17,000 new teachers were trained. Why are so many teachers heading overseas?

Ruth Tarrant

Ruth has been Subject Lead in Economics at tutor2u for many years after a career of teaching Economics, Business, Politics and Maths in a range of secondary schools. She is a highly experienced A level Economics Examiner, and also teaches undergraduate Economics on a very part-time basis at the University of Oxford. Ruth is passionate about making economics fun, engaging and accessible.

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