§ 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Total number of applications formally lodged 1,872 Number of applications withdrawn withdrawn or from persons ineligible 539 Number of effective applications 1,333 Number of applications accepted 710 Number of applications rejected 458 Number of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 1,333
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