Education

– Scottish Parliament written question – answered on 28th March 2007.

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Photo of Susan Deacon Susan Deacon Labour

Question S2W-32632

To ask the Scottish Executive what steps it is taking to address under-representation of women in head teacher posts in secondary schools.

Photo of Hugh Henry Hugh Henry Labour

The Executive is constantly promoting equal opportunities in teacher recruitment and promotion. There has been a steady increase in the percentage of women in head teacher posts in secondary schools in recent years. Since devolution in 1999 this has risen from 11.5%, to 21% in 2005.

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