Teach First letter regarding Scottish fast track course: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

FOI reference: FOI/17/02811
Date received: 20 November 2017
Date responded: 14 December 2017

Information requested

The letter submitted by Teach First to the Scottish Government advising that they will not be bidding for the Scottish Government's proposed new route into teaching, as reported here: The Herald 14 November 2017 and confirmed by the Scottish Government spokesperson. If a response has been issued by the time of replying to my request then please include this as well. Any communication (internal or external) discussing the contents of the letter.


I enclose a copy of the information you requested in PDF format. No exemptions have been applied.

There are two documents attached to this letter and they are detailed in the table below. The first document is the letter from Teach First and the second document is the response by the Scottish Government. Although the Scottish Government letter falls out of the scope of your request as it is dated 22 November we have included this to be as helpful as possible. There are no documents internal or external discussing the content of the letters.

Annex Date Details Format Size
Annex A 10-Nov-17 Letter from Teach First to Scottish Government. PDF 1.8MB
Annex B 22-Nov-17 Letter from Scottish Government to Teach First. PDF 188KB

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FOI-17-02811-Annex B-John Swinney MSP letter 22 Nov 2017.pdf


Please quote the FOI reference

Central Enquiry Unit
Email: ceu@gov.scot
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road

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