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Teacher Training

Volume 32: debated on Thursday 18 November 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland what has been the total expenditure on (a) in-service training and (b) initial teacher training in Scotland in each of the past five years.

Information about expenditure by local authorities on in-service training is not held centrally; and it is not possible to break down expenditure by colleges of education as between in-service and initial teacher training. The total cost of teacher training given in colleges of education in the last five financial years was as follows:

Financial YearGross expenditure on in-service and initial teacher training
(£000)
1977–7818,423
1978–7918,932
1979–8019,567
1980–8123,528
1981–8225,086