§ Ms Estelle Morris
[holding answer 10 November 2000]: The table shows temporarily filled vacant full-time head teacher posts in maintained nursery, primary and secondary schools in England and Norfolk in January 2000.754W
Nursery/primary Secondary Nursery, primary and secondary England Temporarily filled as a percentage of head teachers in post 2.1 2.3 2.1 Number of posts 390 90 480 Norfolk Temporarily filled as a percentage of head teachers in post 3.4 0.0 2.9 Number of posts 13 0 13
Head teachers have a key role in boosting standards in schools. We are establishing a National College for School Leadership to give a focus to school leadership development, and are designing a coherent package of training and development programmes for aspiring, new and serving head teachers.