The table below shows the number of students living in the UK gaining teacher training qualifications in 2005/6 and 2006/7, and the proportion of male qualifiers.
The table depicts the number of trainees for obtaining teacher qualification and the percentage of male qualifiers in Great Britain between 2005/6 and 2006/7. Overall, it is noticeable that the female students dominate the (ITT) Initial Teacher Training qualification as opposed to the male students throughout the year.
In 2005/6, the total teaching qualifications obtained by female students were 23, 865. It was highly far in comparison to the male students at only 8,065. Then, in 2006/7, the total number of female students increased by nearly thousand trainees, while the male students decreased instead at 7,610 respectively. On the other hand, in terms of Postgraduate Certification in Education, the both students (male and female) were stable over the period.
Moreover, in the aspect of BEd and other degrees, the total number of female and male students raised slightly. Initially, the female students were 6,440 then went up to 6,920 in 2006/7, whereas the male students increased by roughly fifty trainees. However, the proportion of male qualifiers were stable (14.4% to 14.5%) in all of the year.