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Racism putting off teachers teaching in Wales?

Racism putting off teachers teaching in Wales?

Fewer than 30 non-white people began teacher training in Wales last year.

Just 2% of those in Initial Teacher Education were non-white in the 2015-16 academic year, a Welsh Government report showed.

That compared to 1,200 who described themselves as white.

The Welsh Government said it was committed to making sure teachers were representative of communities and encouraged people from all backgrounds to consider teaching.

The percentage of people in Wales from black and minority ethnic groups was 4.1%, according to the latest official figures.

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