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Technical Colleges (Part-Time Students)

Volume 480: debated on Thursday 16 November 1950

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115.

asked the Minister of Education if he will give the numbers of students at technical colleges in England and Wales, who were engaged in part-time education, for the years 1947, 1948 and 1949, respectively.

The following figures include attendance at technical and commercial colleges and institutes recognised under the Further Education Grant Regulations as providing day or day and evening courses. They do not include attendance at evening institutes (recognised as providing evening work only) or art colleges.

PART-TIME DAY STUDENTS

Educational year

Men

Women

Total

1946–47134,83943,136177,975
1947–48154,02049,074203,094
1948–49179,21959,835239,054

EVENING STUDENTS

Educational year

Men

Women

Total

1946–47272,070178,692450,762
1947–48338,150203,869542,019
1948–49385,684220,404606,088