§ Mr. John Garrett
asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is the average cost per student of courses in advanced and non-advanced further education, distinguishing between laboratory and workshop-based courses and classroom-based courses.
§ Dr. Boyson
The figures are as follows:
GROSS INSTITUTIONAL RECURRENT COST PER STUDENT IN FURTHER EDUCATION IN ENGLAND AND WALES Final year 1978–79 £ at November 1979 prices Mainly workshop based subjects Mainly classroom based subjects All subjects Advanced 2,690 1,920 2,280 Non-Advanced 1,740 1,240 1,470