The text on this page has been created from Hansard archive content, it may contain typographical errors.
asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if he will publish details of the number of newly qualified teachers who have left each of the teacher training colleges in Scotland in 1976 and 1977, respectively; and how many have entered full-time employment in teaching in each case.
On the number of newly qualified teachers leaving each college of education in 1976 and 1977, I refer the hon. Member to my reply of 10th May to the hon. Member for Dunbartonshire, East (Mrs. Bain)—[Vol. 949, c. 528–30.] On the number entering teaching employment, the available information for 1976 is set out in the following table; comparable information for September 1977 is not available:
|TEACHERS IN FIRST APPOINTMENT IN EDUCATION AUTHORITY SCHOOLS AT SEPTEMBER 1976 WHO HAD BEEN APPOINTED THERETO DURING THE PREVIOUS 12 MONTHS|
|College attended and Number of Teachers|