Maths and physics teachers to be offered extra cash to stop them leaving profession

Maths and physics teachers in some areas of the country will be offered extra payments worth thousands of pounds in a bid to stop them from leaving the profession.  


Teachers at the start of the career in the North East, Yorkshire and the Humber, and more disadvantaged areas of the country will receive £2,000 in a government attempt to solve shortages.


But unions say the plans do not go far enough to address the recruitment and retention crisis, claiming the cash incentives for some will not address issues with pay, workload and funding.


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