§ Mr. Sarwar
To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland how many science teachers will be employed in schools in Scotland in 1999. 605W
§ Mr. Wilson
This is a matter for local authorities. The latest available figures relate to 1994 and the table shows the number of full-time equivalent teachers in Scottish secondary schools by main teaching subject. The next data collection from teachers will be in September 1998.
Subject Number General Science 104 Biology 1,219 Chemistry 1,360 Physics 1,146