We all know that the government like to announce things that give the impression of benefiting teachers, especially in the run-up to a potential election. And now, teacher salaries are the focus of the latest announcement. The government has confirmed that by 2022, starting salaries for teachers will have increased to £30,000. This marks a huge increase of 25 per cent (£6,000). The aim is to make the profession more competitive in the graduate labour market. Keep reading to see how the government will implement this and more importantly, how they will pay for it!