Skip to main content

Teachers (Class Contact)

Volume 978: debated on Thursday 7 February 1980

The text on this page has been created from Hansard archive content, it may contain typographical errors.

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is the total number of qualified teachers employed in the education service in England and Wales who no longer have any class contact.

Information is not available for the education service as a whole. In 1977, the latest date for which information is available, some 3,700 of the 254,000 teachers in maintained secondary schools did no formal classrooms teaching. These include some head teachers and other teachers involved in informal careers guidance and pastoral care.