The purpose of this statistical bulletin is to provide analysis of the latest annual data collections relating to teacher numbers and pupil: teacher ratios in grant-aided schools in 2014/15. This information is analysed by former Education and Library Board areas, school type and teacher characteristics including gender, age, full-time/part-time working and principal/vice principal breakdown.
The information collected throughout this process is used by policy branches within the Department of Education to inform education workforce policy. The data are also used to respond to Assembly questions.
Information in this statistical bulletin relates to teacher numbers and Pupil: Teacher Ratios. All figures referred to are included in the main body of the text. All tables are included as annexes.