Thursday, 22 February 2007

Ceisteanna (195)

Gerard Murphy

Ceist:

193 Mr. G. Murphy asked the Minister for Education and Science the number of subject inspections in mathematics conducted in post-primary schools in 2006; and the number of same that have been published on her Department’s website. [6981/07]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for Education and Science)

The Inspectorate of my Department conducted 727 subject inspections in post-primary schools in 2006. This figure includes 34 subject inspections of Mathematics which were conducted during 2006. Twenty-one of the inspections of Mathematics were conducted as stand-alone evaluations and 13 were carried out as part of whole-school evaluations (WSE). Fifteen subject inspection reports on Mathematics have been published on my Department's website and a further two reports on Mathematics will be published on the website this week. Further subject inspection reports on Mathematics will be published during 2007.