HC Deb 15 April 1964 vol 693 c62W
40. Sir M. Galpern

asked the Secretary of State for Scotland if, in view of the acute and growing shortage of schoolteachers, he will conduct a Scottish campaign, utilising all available advertising media, for the purpose of compiling a Scottish register of certificated teachers who are prepared to undertake part-time teaching to help out during this period of staffing emergency, and for the purpose of making the register available to all education authorities.

Mr. Campbell

Most potential part-time teachers are married women or retired teachers who are unable or unwilling to travel far from home, and it is more appropriate that information about them should be obtained by education authorities as at present than through a central register.

A fresh publicity campaign, in support of the continuing efforts of the education authorities, is starting this week to encourage more married women to return to teaching service—whole or part-time.

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