HC Deb 08 October 1924 vol 177 c535W

asked the President of the Board of Education what protection against political propaganda will be afforded to British children who are to be instructed by teachers from Russia?


Though I have only received an interim report upon the inquiry as to the possibility of interchange of teachers with Russia, I understand that the Soviet Government do not want to send any teachers here at present. In any case, there is no danger of any English schools tolerating political propaganda. I hope it will be possible for a limited number of English teachers to go to

Twelve months ended 31st March, 1924. Six months from 1st April to 2nd October, 1924.
Elementary. Secondary. Elementary. Secondary.
Proposals received 95 40 116 41
Proposals sanctioned 68 40 38 36

The proposals which have been received, but not yet sanctioned, during the current year are passing through the normal stages of consideration. The figures relating to secondary schools do not include proposals for the admission of existing schools to the list of grant-earning; secondary schools.

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