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Teachers (Special Qualifications)

Volume 114: debated on Tuesday 7 April 1987

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asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what information is available to his Department on the numbers of teachers in each local education authority with special qualifications relevant to the teaching of pupils with statements under the Education Act 1981, other than teachers employed full-time in special schools; if he will publish what information is available for the last year; and if he will make a statement.

[pursuant to his reply, 2 April 1987, c. 579–82]: The printed table gave incorrect figures for Somerset and omitted the authorities of Staffordshire, Suffolk, Surrey, Warwickshire, West Sussex and Wiltshire.Pursuant to my reply of 23 March, column

32, individual teachers' records held by this Department for pension purposes include information on some special qualifications for teaching children with handicaps. Not all of the qualifications covered carry a salary benefit so there may be some under-recording. The latest available information is for 31 March 1985 and is given for each local education authority in England.

Full-time teachers with special qualifications for leaching children with handicaps

England: maintained nursery, primary and secondary schools 31 March 1985 (provisional)

Teaching in

Special classes

Other classes

Total

Barking437
Barnet5914
Bexley8311
Brent459
Bromley10313
Croydon5611
Ealing6511
Enfield235
Haringey2810
Harrow7411
Havering369
Hillingdon2911
Hounslow448
Kingston303
Merton112
Newham224
Redbridge347
Richmond033
Sutton134
Waltham Forest044
ILEA1896114
Birmingham133346
Coventry71623

Teaching in

Special classes

Other classes

Total

Dudley6511
Sandwell71118
Solihull7714
Walsall6814
Wolverhampton161329
Knowsley358
Liverpool33336
St. Helens41216
Sefton31114
Wirral21012
Bolton055
Bury4711
Manchester066
Oldham055
Rochdale7815
Salford5510
Stockport7411
Tameside347
Trafford527
Wigan257
Barnsley5712
Doncaster4913
Rotherham7411
Sheffield132134
Bradford6915
Calderdale088
Kirklees9817
Leeds02020
Wakefield033
Gateshead21113
Newcastle62430
North Tyneside4610
South Tyneside4913
Sunderland7411
Isles of Scilly000
Avon65965
Bedfordshire32326
Berkshire132235
Buckinghamshire12425
Cambridgeshire33639
Cheshire331649
Cleveland12728
Cornwall161329
Cumbria14519
Derbyshire273562
Devon53540
Dorset9918
Durham41923
East Sussex102535
Essex262551
Gloucestershire42933
Hampshire163652
Hereford and Worcester182341
Hertfordshire101121
Humberside273764
Isle of Wight336
Kent123951
Lancashire242751
Leicestershire313768
Lincolnshire161632
Norfolk121325
North Yorkshire92332
Northamptonshire201636
Northumberland81018
Nottinghamshire152338
Oxfordshire91322
Shropshire5914
Somerset151732
Staffordshire181735
Suffolk101929
Surrey251944
Warwickshire101323
West Sussex71623
Wiltshire41418