Headship applications stable

6th July 2001 at 01:00
THE proportion of female and primary teachers applying for headship training is virtually unchanged, following a big increase last year. Women make up 66 per cent of the 2,300 candidates accepted to train for the National Professional Qualification for Headship in the latest recruitment round - the same as last November, when the figure was up 6 per cent. Primary school candidates are down slightly, from 64 to 63 per cent.

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