Date lodged: 3 October 2017
To ask the Scottish Government how many student teachers there have been in each year since 2011.
Answered by: John Swinney 24 October 2017
The following table shows the number of entrants each year on teacher education courses at Scottish Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) from 2011-12 to 2015-16. 2015-16 data is the latest data available from the Higher Education Statistics Authority (HESA). 2016-17 data will be published in January 2018.
Entrants on teacher education courses at Scottish HEIs, UK and EU domiciled
Source: HESA, SG analysis
Figures have been rounded to the nearest 5. Totals based on unrounded numbers
Using HESA variable TQSSEC and CTITLE