Teaching highs and lows;In brief

17th December 1999 at 00:00
There have been 2,800 inquiries following the Government's teacher recruitment campaign in Scotland. This is "much more than in recent years and a very encouraging trend", Peter Peacock, Deputy Children and Education Minister, said. Over the past 10 years an average of 1,125 students a year entered pre-service primary courses and 1,208 signed up for secondary training. But the experience of Dumfries and Galloway gives ministers less encouragement - the council has had to readvertise 16 per cent of teacher vacancies. The figure for secondary posts is 23 per cent.

Subscribe to get access to the content on this page.

If you are already a Tes/ Tes Scotland subscriber please log in with your username or email address to get full access to our back issues, CPD library and membership plus page.

Not a subscriber? Find out more about our subscription offers.
Subscribe now
Existing subscriber?
Enter subscription number

Comments

The guide by your side – ensuring you are always up to date with the latest in education.

Get Tes magazine online and delivered to your door. Stay up to date with the latest research, teacher innovation and insight, plus classroom tips and techniques with a Tes magazine subscription.
With a Tes magazine subscription you get exclusive access to our CPD library. Including our New Teachers’ special for NQTS, Ed Tech, How to Get a Job, Trip Planner, Ed Biz Special and all Tes back issues.

Subscribe now