Data set from Postgraduate initial teacher training targets

2024-25 PGITT targets

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This national level table contains the postgraduate initial teacher training (PGITT) targets for England, by subject and phase. 

The table also includes both the raw and percentage difference in target to the previous year, for the latest three years. 

Data set details

Teachers and school workforce
Postgraduate initial teacher training targets
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Postgraduate initial teacher training (PGITT) trainee target
  • Difference to previous year
  • Percentage difference to previous year
  • ITT subject
Time period
2021/22 to 2024/25

Data set preview

Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
202425Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandTotalTotal33355-2185-6.1
202425Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandPrimaryPrimary94002202.4
202425Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandTotalSecondary23955-2405-9.1
202425Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandMathematicsSecondary30651053.5
202425Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandBiologySecondary1120706.7

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 4 variables
Variable nameVariable description
difference_to_previous_yearDifference to previous year
percentage_difference_to_previous_yearPercentage difference to previous year
pgitt_trainee_targetPostgraduate initial teacher training (PGITT) trainee target
subjectITT subject


  1. Targets have been rounded to the nearest 5.
  2. ‘Others’ includes child development, citizenship, law, media studies, Other social studies, Other technology, politics, psychology, sociology, and social sciences among others.
  3. 2021/22 was the first year the annual PGITT target was set using analysis from the Teacher Workforce Model (TWM), therefore differences to the prior target year have not been provided for 2021/22.

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