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Higher Education: Staff

Volume 713: debated on Wednesday 21 October 2009

Questions

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To ask Her Majesty's Government how many teachers and lecturers are employed in colleges of education. [HL5618]

There were 75,755 full-time equivalent teaching staff in post in further education colleges in England in the year 2007-08, the latest year for which information is available. There were 174,945 full person equivalent academic staff in post in UK higher education institutions in the year 2007-08.

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To ask Her Majesty's Government how many ancillary and support staff are employed in colleges of education. [HL5619]

There were 23,500 full-time equivalent learning support staff and 60,101 full time equivalent other support staff in post in further education colleges in England in the year 2007-08, the latest year for which information is available.

There were 197,515 full person equivalent non-academic staff in post in UK higher education institutions in the year 2007-08.