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Education: Classics

House of Lords written question – answered on 6th June 2011.

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Photo of Lord Patten Lord Patten Conservative

To ask Her Majesty's Government (a) which colleges in England offer a postgraduate certificate of education in classics, (b) how many students each trained in 2009-10, (c) how many they are training currently, and (d) how many are expected to be trained in the next academic year.

Photo of Lord Hill of Oareford Lord Hill of Oareford The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education, The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Education

The table shows the number of postgraduate classics initial teacher training places allocated to mainstream providers in 2009-10 and 2010-11, together with the number of recruits in these years.

Mainstream providers offering postgraduate initial teacher training courses in Classics
Academic Years: 2009-10 to 2011-12
Coverage: England
2009-10 2010-11 2011-12
Number of allocated places Number of new entrants Number of allocated places Number of new entrants Number of allocated places
Total 25 30 25 30 25
University of Cambridge 15 15 15 15 10
University of Gloucestershire 0 * 0 0 0
King's College London 10 15 10 15 10
University of Buckingham 0 * 0 0 0

Source: TDA's ITT Trainee Numbers Census

1. Includes universities and other higher education institutions, SCITT and Open University but excludes employment based routes.

2. Numbers have been rounded to the nearest 5.

* Less than 5

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