Second choices from this year's total of 2,938 represented 16 per cent of the total, third choice 7 per cent and fourth and fifth choices 4 per cent.
More probationary teachers are getting an induction place with their first choice authority. Figures from the Scottish Executive show that the percentage is up from 65 per cent in 2002-03 to 69 per cent in 2005-06.
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