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Statistical Bulletin: Education Series: Teachers in Scotland, 2009

DescriptionThe latest data on teachers in publicly funded schools in Scotland, derived from the annual staff census which took place in September 2009.
ISBN97807559-7814-4
Official Print Publication DateNovember 2009
Website Publication DateNovember 27, 2009

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National Statistics logoA National Statistics Publication for Scotland
ISSN 1479-7569
ISBN 978 0 7559 7814 4
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27 November 2009 (revised 7th October 2010)

Pupil teacher ratios for 2009 in the table 8.2 were revised on the 7th October 2010 due to a calculation error. The error did not affect any of the other tables or figures in the publication.

Contents

Introduction, Totals & Main Points
Background Notes

Tables

Scotland
Summary
1.1 Schools, pupils and teachers by school sector, 2007-2009
1.2 Teacher numbers by gender, all sectors, 2007-2009
1.3 Teachers (headcount) by mode of working, 2007-2009
1.4 Average age of teachers by sector, 2007-2009
1.5 Numbers of teachers in schools, 2009
Primary
2.1 Primary school teachers by gender, 2007-2009
2.2 ……………age and gender, 2009
2.3 ……………age and grade, 2007-2009
2.4 ……………grade, mode of working and gender, 2009
2.5 ……………status and gender, 2009
2.6 ……………employment type and gender, 2009
2.7 ……………ethnicity and grade, 2009
2.8 ……………main subject taught, 2007-2009
2.9 ……………ability to teach through Gaelic medium and age, 2009
2.10……………with Roman Catholic approval, by age, 2009
2.11 Continuing professional development, by grade and gender, 2009
2.12 Supply teachers by age and gender, 2009
2.13 Teachers by class contact time, grade and mode of working, 2009
2.14 Teachers not currently in school, by gender 2009
2.15 Primary School Support Staff, 2009
Secondary
3.1 Teachers by gender, and pupil teacher ratios, 2007-2009
3.2 ……………age and gender, 2009
3.3 ……………age and grade, 2007-2009
3.4 ……………grade, mode of working and gender, 2009
3.5 ……………status and gender, 2009
3.6 ……………employment type and gender, 2009
3.7 ……………ethnicity and grade, 2009
3.8 Continuing professional development, by grade and gender, 2009
3.9 Teachers by main subject taught, gender, 2007-2009
3.10 ……………main subject taught and age, 2009
3.11 ……………main subject taught, Gaelic ability and use, 2009
3.12 ……………ability to teach through Gaelic and age, 2009
3.13 Teachers with Roman Catholic approval, by age, 2009
3.14 Supply teachers by main subject taught and gender, 2009
3.15 Secondary school teachers by age and subject taught
3.16 Teachers by class contact time, grade and mode of working, 2009
3.17 Teachers not currently in school, by gender, 2009
3.18 Secondary School Support Staff, 2009
Special
4.1 Teachers by gender, and pupil teacher ratios, 2007-2009
4.2 ……………age and gender, 2009
4.3 ……………age and grade, 2007-2009
4.4 ……………grade, mode of working and gender, 2009
4.5 ……………status and gender, 2009
4.6 ……………employment type and gender, 2009
4.7 ……………ethnicity and grade, 2009
4.8 ……………main subject taught, 2007-2009
4.9 Continuing professional development, by grade and gender, 2009
4.10 Teachers with Roman Catholic approval, by age, 2009
4.11 Supply teachers by age and gender, 2009
4.12 Teachers by class contact time, grade and mode of working, 2009
4.13 Teachers not currently in school, 2009
4.14 Special School Support Staff, 2009
Centrally Employed
5.1 Centrally employed teachers, by age and gender, 2009
5.2 Centrally employed teachers by main subject taught, 2009
5.3 Other centrally employed staff, 2007-2009

Local Authority
All sectors
6.1 Teachers in publicly funded schools and pre-schools, 2007-2009
6.2 Pupil teacher ratios in publicly funded schools, 2007-2009
6.3 Teachers in all sectors by age, 2009
Primary
7.1 Teachers in publicly funded primary schools, 2007-2009
7.2 Pupil teacher ratios in publicly funded primary schools, 2007-2009
7.3 Primary school teachers by age, 2009
7.4 Average age of primary school teachers, 2007-2009
7.5 Primary school teachers by grade, 2009
7.6 ……………mode of working and gender (headcount), 2009
7.7 ……………employment type, 2009
7.8 ……………ethnicity, 2009
7.9 ……………main subject taught, 2009
7.10 ……………ability to teach through and use of Gaelic, 2009
7.11 Primary school support Staff, 2009
Secondary
8.1 Teachers in publicly funded secondary schools, 2007-2009
8.2 Pupil teacher ratios in publicly funded secondary schools, 2007-2009
8.3 Teachers by age, 2009
8.4 Average age of secondary school teachers, 2007-2009
8.5 Secondary school teachers by grade, 2009
8.6 ……………mode of working and gender (headcount), 2009
8.7 ……………employment type, 2009
8.8 ……………ethnicity, 2009
8.9 ……………main subject taught, 2009
8.10 ……………ability to teach through and use of Gaelic, 2009
8.11 Secondary school support Staff, 2009
Special
9.1 Teachers in publicly funded special schools, 2007-2009
9.2 Pupil teacher ratios in publicly funded special schools, 2007-2009
9.3 Average age of special school teachers, 2007-2009
9.4 Special school teachers bys grade, 2009
9.5 ……………gender and mode of working (headcount), 2009
9.6 ……………employment type, 2009
9.7 ……………ethnicity, 2009
9.8 ……………main subject, 2009
9.9 Special school support Staff, 2009
Centrally employed staff
10.1 Numbers of centrally employed staff, 2009-2009
10.2 Centrally employed teachers, by subject, 2009
10.3 Centrally employed support staff, 2009
Pre-school
11.1 Teachers in publicly funded pre- schools, 2007-2009

Charts
1 Age profile, all sectors, (headcount), 2007-2009
2 Percentage of male teachers, by age (headcount), 2007-2009
3 Teachers from minority ethnic backgrounds and of unknown ethnic origin, 2007-2009
4 Primary school teachers, age profile (headcount), 2007-2009
5 Primary school teachers by national identity, 2009
6 Secondary school teachers, age profile (headcount), 2007-2009
7 Secondary school teachers by national identity, 2009
8 Special school teachers, age profile, (headcount) 2007-2009
9 Special school teachers by national identity, 2009
10 Changes in the school based workforce since 2008

Map 1: Overall pupil teacher ratio, September 2009

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