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S5W-06393: Daniel Johnson (Edinburgh Southern)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 23 January 2017

To ask the Scottish Government, how many Professional Graduate Diploma in Education graduates went on to take up roles in early years and childcare in each of the last 10 years, broken down by the Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation quintile of the location of the role.

Answered by: John Swinney 31 January 2017

The Scottish Government does not collect information on the qualification route of teachers in Early Learning and Childcare. The number of teachers working in this sector is collected through the Early Learning and Childcare census each year, and these teachers must be registered with the General Teaching Council for Scotland.