School Workforce in England

Explore our latest research and commentary on teacher supply in England

England’s schools are facing significant challenges in recruiting and retaining sufficient numbers of teachers. The urgent need to ensure there are enough teachers in our schools is arguably one of the most important policy issues facing England’s education system today.  The recruitment, retention and development of teachers is a key area of focus for NFER and one where we have built extensive knowledge. In this Spotlight, discover some of NFER’s recent work and commentary in this important area.