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School Staff

Volume 450: debated on Wednesday 25 October 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills how many (a) teachers and (b) teaching assistants were employed in the East Midlands in (i) 2005-06 and (ii) each of the preceding five years. (96340)

The following table provides the full-time equivalent number of teachers and teaching assistants employed in the maintained sector in the east midlands in each January from 2001 to 2006.

Full-time equivalent number of teachers and teaching assistants employed in maintained schools in the East Midlands in each January from 2001 to 2006

Teachers1

Teaching Assistants2

2001

34,500

8,200

2002

34,900

9,300

2003

35,700

10,100

2004

36,200

10,800

2005

36,400

12,600

2006

36,900

13,500

Note: Figures are rounded to the nearest 100. Sources: 1 DfES annual survey of teachers in service and teacher vacancies, (618g). 2 Annual School Census.