SNP Government increases teacher numbers to create far superior pupil/teacher ratios and much smaller attainment gaps than in England

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John Robertson
SNP Government increases teacher numbers to create far superior pupil/teacher ratios and much smaller attainment gaps than in England

Note: This wikipedia scattergraph based on US data is the only one I could find. It shows the correlation between pupil/teacher ratio and attainment. It’s a negative correlation so the smaller the number of pupils per teacher the greater the reading performance. Admittedly, it’s not a very strong correlation suggesting other factors matter too. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Class-size_reduction There are now 543 more teachers in Scottish schools. In 2017, only 631 P1 pupils were taught in classes of more than 26 compared to…

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John Robertson
SNP Government increases teacher numbers to create far superior pupil/teacher ratios and much smaller attainment gaps than in England