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Teacher Training Costs

Volume 934: debated on Thursday 30 June 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science how much it costs to train and accommodate an infant, a primary and a secondary school teacher assuming he or she completes: a three-year and a four-year residential course in a college of education.

In 1975–76, the latest year for which information is available, the average annual institutional and support costs of a student training as a teacher at a maintained or voluntary college of education was £2,125 at 1976 survey prices. Separate costings for the training of infant, primary and secondary teachers are not available.