Written Answers. - Teaching Qualifications.

David Stanton

Question:

133 Mr. Stanton asked the Minister for Education and Science if the report of the expert advisory group on post primary teacher education has been published; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [21951/02]

The report to which the Deputy refers is the Report of the Advisory Group on Teacher Education – Post-Primary. The advisory group, which included experts in the area of teacher training and pre-service education examined all aspects of the current structure for pre-service teacher education in Irish universities. This report is currently at printing stage and will be published shortly.