§ Mr. Christopher Price
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is the average cost of training a teacher in a college of education.
§ Mrs. Shirley Williams
The average cost of training a teacher in a college of education on a three year course is estimated at about £2,500, and the estimated cost of a four year B.Ed. Course is about £3,350. Including capital expenditure the costs are respectively £2,800 and £3,750.