In June, UCAS revealed a 12% increase in teacher training applications nationally. As applications for teaching training begin to close, we take a look at three newly qualified teachers in the city who have been an inspiration to their communities.
Last year, Teach Portsmouth invited pupils and staff from Portsmouth's schools and colleges to take part in the My Teacher on a Postcard competition. We asked pupils to create a piece of artwork or written work on the theme of my teacher .Join us as we look back at the competition that showed us how much Portsmouth's young people value their inspiring teachers.
We've been blown away by inspirational accounts of teachers supporting keyworker and vulnerable children during this time in Portsmouth. To celebrate the amazing work which is happening locally, we've interviewed graduates from training providers to inspire you into teaching.