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Election 2015: Tristram Hunt on unqualified teachers

Teachers who have not qualified, or are not working towards qualified teacher status (QTS), by the end of the next parliament would be sacked under a Labour government.

Speaking during the BBC's Daily Politics election debate on education, shadow education secretary Tristram Hunt said that anyone without - or not working toward - QTS by 2020 "doesn't deserve to be in the classroom".

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