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Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.
FOI reference: FOI/18/03000 Date received: 17 October 2018 Date responded: 8 November 2018
You asked for:
the number of schools in Scotland in 2014/15 and 2017/18 with one or more teachers whose main subject was Modern Studies
the number schools in 2014 with no Modern Studies teachers
the cost to run Modern Studies teaching in schools.
As at the September 2014 school staff census there were 271 secondary schools with a full-time equivalent (FTE) greater than 0 for teachers with a main subject of Modern Studies. As at the September 2017 school staff census there were 274 secondary schools with a FTE greater than 0 for teachers with a main subject of Modern Studies.
As at the September 2014 school staff census there were 91 secondary schools with a FTE of 0 for teachers with a main subject of Modern Studies.
Information on the cost to run Modern Studies teaching in schools is not collected by the Scottish Government.
The Scottish Government is committed to publishing all information released in response to Freedom of Information requests. View all FOI responses at http://www.gov.scot/foi-responses
Please quote the FOI reference
Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000
The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House