HC Deb 07 March 1963 vol 673 cc89-90W
Mr. G. M. Thomson

asked the Minister of Education what exchange schemes between teachers from Commonwealth countries and those of the United Kingdom are organised through his Department; and what numbers take part in such schemes from the various territories, respectively.

Sir E. Boyle

The official scheme for the exchange of teachers between the United Kingdom and Commonwealth countries is administered by the League of the British Commonwealth and Empire, a voluntary organisation in receipt of Exchequer grant towards its running costs. Exchanges are arranged with Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the Central African Federation: the numbers of post-to-post exchanges for the current year are 50, 33, 15 and 5, respectively.