Data set from School workforce in England

Teachers' qualifications

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Headcount of teachers in state funded schools by type of school, grade and highest level of post A level qualification.

Data set details

Teachers and school workforce
School workforce in England
Release type
Geographic levels
National, Regional
  • Headcount
  • Grade of teacher
  • Highest level of qualification
  • Type of school
Time period
2010/11 to 2019/20

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
201920Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandTotal state-funded schoolsTotalTotal499440
201920Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandTotal LA Maintained SchoolsTotalTotal232440
201920Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandTotal AcademiesTotalTotal267000
201920Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandState-funded nursery and primaryTotalTotal247513
201920Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandLA Maintained NurseryTotalTotal1341

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 4 variables
Variable nameVariable description
gradeGrade of teacher
highest_level_qualHighest level of qualification
school_typeType of school


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  2. Teachers may have more than one type of qualification, therefore may appear in more than one category.

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