§ Mr. K. Thompson
160 teachers attended supplementary courses and 65 attended special courses of advanced study for experienced teachers in the year 1960–61. Only teachers of deaf, partially deaf, and blind children are required to obtain a specialist qualification as a condition of permanent appointment. The supply of teachers of the blind from the supplementary course and other sources is sufficient for requirements, but the supply of teachers for deaf and partially deaf children is
Number of 1961–62 programme 1962–63 programme Proposed Approved Proposed Approved Schools or extensions … … 43 35 52 30 School places … … 15,170 12,230 16,230 8,540
Of the proposals not approved for these programmes 19 have been re-submitted for the 1963–65 building programmes.