HC Deb 18 May 1993 vol 225 c105W
Mr. Steinberg

TO ask the Secretary of State for Education what is the average ratio of computers to students in secondary schools and further and higher education establishments.

Mr. Forth

In March 1992, the latest date for which information is available, the average micro:pupil ratio in maintained secondary schools in England was 1:13. Information for further education establishments is not available on the same basis. It is estimated that the workstation:student ratio in further education colleges in March 1992 was generally in the range from 1:10 to 1:15. Information for higher education establishments is not collected centrally.