Dáil Éireann - Volume 349 - 29 March, 1984

Ceisteanna — Questions. Oral Answers. - Primary Teacher Qualifications.

3. Mr. Mac Giolla asked the Minister for Education the total number of primary teachers who qualified from colleges of education for each year from 1980 to 1983 inclusive; and the numbers in respect of each year who are not yet in permanent, full-time positions in national schools.

Mrs. Hussey: The information is given in the form of a tabular statement which I propose to circulate in the Official Report.

Following is the statement:

Numbers Qualified

Numbers not in permanent, full-time positions in national schools on 23 March 1984

1980

888

54

1981

988

70

1982

898

52

1983

881

302