HC Deb 23 March 1961 vol 637 c67W
Mr. Gurden

asked the Minister of Education what was the response to his recent appeal for fifty-five United Kingdom teachers to staff vacation courses for local teachers at centres in Nigeria this summer, following the recommendation contained in the Report of the Ashby Commission.

Sir D. Eccles

The response was most encouraging. Over 2,000 applications were received within a fortnight of the appearance of the advertisement. The final selection will be made on the basis of interviews which are being conducted this week in London and in Edinburgh.

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