Data set from School workforce in England

Retention of qualified teachers

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Full and part-time teachers by year of gaining qualified teacher status, who were in service the following year and the percentage recorded in service in state funded schools in England in each year after.

Data set details

Teachers and school workforce
School workforce in England
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Retention rate
  • Year in which teacher qualified
  • Years after qualification where teacher is recorded as being in service
Time period
2019 November

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
2019NovemberNationalE92000001England19961 year91
2019NovemberNationalE92000001England19962 years84.4
2019NovemberNationalE92000001England19963 years78.6
2019NovemberNationalE92000001England19964 years72.9
2019NovemberNationalE92000001England19965 years70.6

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 3 variables
Variable nameVariable description
retention_rateRetention rate
year_qualifiedYear in which teacher qualified
years_after_qualifyingYears after qualification where teacher is recorded as being in service


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