Probationary teachers allocated to each local authority in Scotland between 2013-2024: FOI release

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Information requested

Could you please tell me how many probationary teachers were allocated to each local authority in Scotland for the following school years:

  • 2023/24
  • 2022/23
  • 2021/22
  • 2020/21
  • 2019/20
  • 2018/19
  • 2017/18
  • 2016/17
  • 2015/16
  • 2014/15
  • 2013/14 


I enclose a copy of the information you requested for years 2013-14, 2021-22, 2022-23 and 2023-24.

Information you have requested relating to other years is available from a previously published request on the Scottish Government website, and can be found at the link below. Under section 25(1) of FOISA, we do not have to give you information which is already reasonably accessible to you. If, however, you do not have internet access to obtain this information from the website listed, then please contact me again and I will send you a paper copy.

Probationers each council has employed under Single Outcome Agreement: FOI release - (

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Central Enquiry Unit
Phone: 0300 244 4000

The Scottish Government
St Andrews House
Regent Road

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