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Graduate Teachers (Honours)

Volume 526: debated on Tuesday 6 April 1954

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asked the Minister of Education, with regard to the recent Report on Graduate Teachers of Mathematics and Science, Table II of which shows that, of graduates in subjects other than mathematics and science leaving professional training in 1938, 74·1 per cent, had 1st or 2nd class honours, whereas in 1953 only 62·1 per cent, had 1st or 2nd class honours, whether she will give the corresponding percentages for each of the seven years preceding 1953 and for each of the seven years preceding 1938.

Table II of the Report referred to was compiled after getting a special return from the University Departments of Education. Comparable figures for other years are not available.