HC Deb 26 May 1952 vol 501 cc122-3W
Miss Herbison

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many applications he has received under the special recruitment scheme for teachers; how many have been accepted provisionally to undergo preparation for full acceptance; how many have been accepted who are graduates, intend to become graduates, ordinary and honours, intend to train as non-graduate teachers, and intend to be teachers of technical subjects, respectively.

Mr. Stuart

The figures on 1st May, 1952, were as follows:

Total number of applications formally lodged 1,872
Number of applications withdrawn withdrawn or from persons ineligible 539
Number of effective applications 1,333
Number of applications accepted 710
Number of applications rejected 458
Number of applications yet to be considered 165

The 710 persons who have been accepted are distributed as follows:

Teaching Qualification and status aimed at Number conditionally accepted (now studying to gain entrance qualification) Number accepted
Now at University or other higher institution (already having entrance qualification) Now at Training College (already having entrance qualification)
Special Certificate (Honours Graduate). 13 19 35
(already graduates)
General Certificate (Graduate) 158 96 93
(already graduates)
General Certificate (Non-graduate). 72 132
Technical Certificate 45 21 26
Totals 288 136 286