Incompetent teachers 'being recycled' by head teachers
Only 18 teachers have been struck off for incompetency in the past 40 years. Panorama investigates why.Read more on Panorama's investigation
It's back to school for Panorama as we to talk Grange Hill's Lee MacDonald and television presenters Gail Porter and Kaye Adams about the teachers they remember the most - both the good and the bad.
Just how big an impact can an incompetent teacher have on their pupils' grades?
Researchers at Bristol University have carried out the first comprehensive examination in the UK into how a teacher's performance affects their pupils.
Panorama's Samantha Poling caught up with Simon Burgess to discuss his surprising findings.
Panorama's Sam Poling has discovered that in the past 40 years, just 18 teachers have been struck-off for incompetence and asks the question, what is being done to deal with teachers who are not up to the job?
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