Data set from Teacher and Leader development: ECF and NPQs

NPQ - Total Participants - 2023-24

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The number of funded and non-funded NPQ starts, the number of unique funded NPQ participants (including the number present in the school workforce census), the total teaching workforce and the percentage of the teaching workforce undertaking a funded NPQ, broken down by course type, region, local authority, school phase, school type, age group, gender, ethnicity, grade and working pattern.

Data set details

Teachers and school workforce
Teacher and Leader development: ECF and NPQs
Release type
Geographic levels
Local authority, National, Regional
  • Number of funded NPQ starts
  • Number of funded unique NPQ participants
  • Number of funded unique NPQ participants from SWC eligible school types
  • Group Name
Time period
2021/22 to 2023/24

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
202122Academic yearRegionalE92000001EnglandE12000004East MidlandsOverallOverall261926052442285.7142801
202223Academic yearRegionalE92000001EnglandE12000004East MidlandsOverallOverall321731952872336.6343322
202324Academic yearRegionalE92000001EnglandE12000004East MidlandsOverallOverall359635723156177.3642881
202122Academic yearRegionalE92000001EnglandE12000006East of EnglandOverallOverall277927632621474.5557651
202223Academic yearRegionalE92000001EnglandE12000006East of EnglandOverallOverall363936243352575.7858012

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 7 variables
Variable nameVariable description
group_nameGroup Name
npq_funded_startsNumber of funded NPQ starts
npq_non_funded_startsNumber of non-funded NPQ starts
npq_unique_funded_participantsNumber of funded unique NPQ participants
npq_unique_funded_participants_swc_eligibleNumber of funded unique NPQ participants from SWC eligible school types


  1. The appearance of 'z' in the table indicates that the metric is not applicable to this category.
  2. The 'Other' category also includes special schools, alternative provision, city technology colleges, further education establishments and sixth form centres. It also includes non-maintained special schools and some independent special schools eligible for funding under Section 41 of the Children and Families Act 2014.
  3. These figures include NPQ participants in non-school settings.
  4. The appearance of "no data" indictates that this NPQ course was not available to take it that academic year.

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