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Teachers: Male

Volume 485: debated on Tuesday 9 December 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families how many and what proportion of (a) teachers and (b) classroom assistants in (i) primary, (ii) maintained secondary, (iii) pupil referral units and (iv) special schools are male. (240636)

Figures for the number of full-time regular qualified teachers in local authority maintained schools by phase, grade and gender, January 1997 to 2006 are published in table D2 of the School Workforce Statistical First Release, January 2007 (Revised) at the following web link:

http://www.dcsf.gov.uk/rsgateway/DB/SFR/sQ00743/Addition_D_DOU.xls

March 2007 figures will be available on the 11 December.

This table provides pupil referral units and special schools together and these can not be provided separately.

Information on the gender of teaching assistants is not collected centrally.