Further Education

– Scottish Parliament written question – answered on 7th October 2010.

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Question S3W-36527

To ask the Scottish Executive what the participation rate in further education was, including provision of HNC and HND level courses for local residents, in Glasgow Baillieston and what the national average was in (a) 2007-08, (b) 2008-09 and (c) 2009-10.

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The following table shows participation figures for Glasgow Baillieston and for Scotland as a whole for academic years 2007-08 and 2008-09. Data relating to academic year 2009-10 will not be available until 2011.

Participation per thousand of working age population in further education (including HNCs/HNDs) at Scottish institutions for all of Scotland and Glasgow Baillieston by institution type: 2007-08 to 2008-09:

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Overall ParticipationParticipation at HEIsParticipation at Colleges
2007-08All of Scotland128.91.5127.4
Glasgow Baillieston171.30.2171.1
2008-09All of Scotland126.31.4124.9
Glasgow Baillieston185.90.3185.5

Sources: Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA), Scottish Funding Council (SFC) and Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics (SNS).

Notes:

1. HEIs: higher education institutions.

2. Participation has been calculated as the number of enrolments per thousand of the working age population.

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