West Berkshire to train local people to become teachers
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A West Berkshire school trains parents as teachers

A school trust in West Berkshire is recruiting parents to become trainee teachers, after having issues getting qualified staff to fill roles at its schools.

The Downlands Alliance has begun recruiting parents, who teach three days a week in the classroom and then complete their training at Oxford Brookes University.

Parents have begun teaching at schools like The Downs School in Newbury.

  • 14 Oct 2016