Data set from Initial teacher training performance profiles

1a) Trainee Qualified Teacher Status and employment outcomes by training route and personal characteristics

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Teachers and school workforce
Initial teacher training performance profiles
Release type
Geographic levels
  • Awarded QTS
  • Not awarded QTS
  • Percentage awarded QTS
  • Age
  • Disability
  • Ethnicity
Time period

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Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandTotalFemaleTotalTotalTotalTotal2462422828730106693341796579
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandTotalMaleTotalTotalTotalTotal922480024707528758606976
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandTotalOtherTotalTotalTotalTotal181503830171281
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandTotalTotalAged 25 and overTotalTotalTotal173911563777597990461223778
201819Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandTotalTotalUnder 25TotalTotalTotal164751520842584292351180978

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 15 variables
Variable nameVariable description
qts_awardedAwarded QTS


  1. UG degree class: Those with non-UK degrees or degree-equivalent qualifications are assigned UK style classifications where known, else are assigned "Other" or "Not known".
  2. Yet to complete: includes trainees who have not fully completed their course at the end of the academic year. They will go on to be awarded QTS or will complete without being awarded QTS in a later academic year.
  3. In this year's publication, trainees who are not recorded as male or female gender have been included in 'Other'.
  4. Not awarded QTS: includes trainees who left the course before the end (excluding those who left the course within 90 days of the start), trainees who failed the course and trainees who did not meet the standards.
  5. Percentage of those awarded QTS teaching in a state school: percentage of those with QTS provisionally estimated to be employed in a state-funded school in England within 16 months of qualification. See Methodology for further details.
  6. Age: trainees aged 25 and over on 31 July 2019.
  7. Degree classes relate to postgraduate ITT trainees only.
  8. Teaching in a state school: Number provisionally estimated to be employed in a state-funded school in England within 16 months of qualification. Due to rounding, the sum of constituent parts may differ from the reported total. See Methodology for further details.
  9. UG degree class: "Upper second" includes undivided second class.
  10. For the undergraduate route, this publication includes final year trainees only.

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