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Labour plan for teacher licences to 'update skills'

10 January 2014 Last updated at 23:33 GMT

Teachers would have to be licensed every few years in order to work in England's state schools under a future Labour government, the BBC has learned.

Shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt said regular re-licensing of teachers would allow the worst ones to be sacked whilst helping others to receive more training and development.

Nick Robinson reports.

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