HC Deb 14 July 1980 vol 988 c401W
Mr. Cartwcenter

asked the Secretary of State for Education and Science what is his most recent estimate of the number of unqualified full-time teachers of mathematics, physical sciences, craft design and technology, modern English, respectively, in maintained secondary schools in (a)

Subject Teachers teaching without having studied Percentage of tuition provided in subject Average number of periods teaching subject
Mathematics 12,200 15 11
Physics 3,400 18 10
Chemistry 2,400 10 7
Craft, Design and Technology Not available Not available Not available
French 3,200 9 11
German 1,200 14 10
English 13,900 17 10

These figures are for England and Wales; my Department has no comparable information for inner London.