Ministry of Education and Department of Education and Science: Teachers Branches I (Supply and Conditions of Service) and II (Training): Registered Files (R, RS and TST Series)

Details of ED 192
Reference:ED 192
Title:
Ministry of Education and Department of Education and Science: Teachers Branches I (Supply and Conditions of Service) and II (Training): Registered Files (R, RS and TST Series)
Description:

This series includes records concerning salaries of teachers and university academic staff, supply of and demand for teachers, development of specialist training courses, teacher training and qualification requirements, teacher training issues arising from the proposed transfer of responsibility for the teaching of educationally disabled children from the Ministry of Health, reduction of oversize classes, shortage of mathematics and science teachers, encouragement of married women to return to teaching, the quota system for Local Education Authorities, revision to the machinery for salary negotiation, the introduction of a one year professional training council to award and withdraw certificates to regulate the profession, pupil-teacher ratios and class sizes, development of relationships with examination boards, and aesthetic development.

Date: 1961-1990
Arrangement:

In numerical sequence within each transfer.

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Former reference in its original department R file series, RS file series, TST series
Legal status: Public Record
Language: English
Creator: Department of Education and Science, Teachers Branch, 1973-1983
Department of Education and Science, Teachers Branch 1, 1984-1987
Department of Education and Science, Teachers Branch 1 (Supply), 1964-1973
Department of Education and Science, Teachers Branch 2, 1984-1987
Department of Education and Science, Teachers Branch 2 (Training), 1964-1973
Ministry of Education, Teachers Branch 1 (Supply), 1961-1964
Ministry of Education, Teachers Branch 2 (Training), 1961-1964
Physical description: 230 file(s)
Access conditions: Open
Immediate source of acquisition: Department of Education and Science , from 1992
Accruals: Series is accruing
Administrative / biographical background:

Teachers Branch I (Supply and Conditions of Service) was established in 1961. It was responsible for the regular assessment of the demand and supply of teachers including recruitment, publicity, qualifications and conditions ofservice. The branch also had general responsibility for the National Advisory Council for the Training and Supply of Teachers (NACTST). The existing Teachers Branch was renamed Teachers Branch II (Training) and was responsible for all questions relating to the training of teachers and the administration of Teachers Training Colleges, including building programmes and admission policies.

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