§ Mr. ARMITAGE
asked the Lord Advocate if he will state what percentage of teachers employed in public elementary Schools in Scotland during the last school year were certificated and college-trained, and what percentage were certificated without being college-trained?
§ Mr. URE
The percentage of teachers employed in schools in receipt of annual grants in Scotland during the inspection year ended 31st August, 1909, who were certificated and trained was 57.9; the percentage of teachers certificated but un-1876W trained was 30.74. The remaining 11.36 per cent. represents the uncertificated proportion.