HC Deb 16 April 1948 vol 449 cc99-100W
Sir E. Graham-Little

asked the Minister of Education the number in the national schools of graduate teachers with three or four years' training, training college teachers with two years' training and emergency teachers with one year's training, teaching in March, 1947, compared with the number of unqualified teachers at the same date.

Mr. Tomlinson

The following table gives the information for teachers in maintained or assisted primary and secondary schools and for special schools as at 31st March, 1947.

Graduate Teachers 28,482
Teachers qualified after a Training College Course 111,568
Other qualified teachers 23,386
Temporary Teachers 5,928
Other unqualified teachers 10,111

Separate figures for emergency teachers are not available, but at that date 2,116 teachers had completed emergency courses of training. In addition there were 7,090 teachers in all maintained and assisted schools, about whom information was not available at the time of this return.