Teachers

Department/Agency

Department of Education and Skills

Key information

At primary level: numbers of teachers by size of class, teaching size of school, county, sex and religious/lay. At secondary level: teachers by school type; registered teachers by sex and approved subject. Also provided are details of teachers pensions and of childcare assistants in early start pre-school programmes by county.

Source

Department of Education and Skills administrative records and censuses.

Scope

All teachers in schools aided by the Department of Education and Skills.

Frequency

Annual

Reference period

Academic year

Start date

1996/1997 for statistical reports, with earlier dates for some statistics

Timeliness

2 years after the end of the reference period Classifications

Classifications

  • Teaching levels
    First level; Second level (Full-time teachers; FTE of part-time teachers).
  • Teacher type (primary level)
    Teaching teachers; Non-teaching principals; Other fulltime teachers.
  • Teacher type (second level)
    Fulltime; FTE of part-time teachers.
  • County
    The 34 administrative counties, except that Tipperary NR and Tipperary SR are combined.
  • Class size
    0-9 pupils; 10-19; 20-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40+ pupils
  • School type (second level)
    Secondary; Vocational; Community; Comprehensive.

Theme

People and Society - Education

Page Created

2007-12-01

Page Modified

2015-07-29

Keywords

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