Mike Tull
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Is fast-tracking troops into teachers a good idea?

Former armed forces personnel without degrees will be fast-tracked into teaching in England under a new government programme.

The Troops to Teachers scheme will help "highly skilled" former military personnel become teachers within two years.

But is going from the battlefield to the classroom a good idea?

Mike Tull is head teacher at Marsden Heights Community College in Lancashire, he has some concerns about the idea.

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