Data set from Initial Teacher Training Census

8) ITT new entrants by region and training route

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This regional level table contains the number of both postgraduate and undergraduate new entrants for each ITT route by geographic region. The data in this table covers 2019/20 (revised), 2020/21 (revised), 2021/22 (revised), 2022/23 (revised) and 2023/24 (provisional).

Data set details

Teachers and school workforce
Initial Teacher Training Census
Release type
Geographic levels
National, Regional
  • Total new entrants to ITT
  • ITT route
Time period
2019/20 to 2023/24

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Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
201920Academic yearRegionalE92000001EnglandE12000004East MidlandsHigher Education Institution837
201920Academic yearRegionalE92000001EnglandE12000004East MidlandsSchool Centred ITT405
201920Academic yearRegionalE92000001EnglandE12000004East MidlandsSchool Direct (fee-funded)665
201920Academic yearRegionalE92000001EnglandE12000004East MidlandsSchool Direct (salaried)66
201920Academic yearRegionalE92000001EnglandE12000004East MidlandsPostgraduate Teaching Apprenticeship11

Variables in this data set

Table showing all 2 variables
Variable nameVariable description
itt_routeITT route
total_new_entrantsTotal new entrants to ITT


  1. Data was extracted on 21 November 2023.
  2. Figures for 2023/24 are provisional and are subject to change. Figures for 2022/23 and all previous years have been revised.
  3. Troops to Teachers are excluded from all figures prior to 2021/22.
  4. Postgraduate Teaching Apprenticeship: The postgraduate teaching apprenticeship (PGTA) was introduced in 2018/19.
  5. The 2022/23 revised and 2023/24 provisional data does not contain forecast trainees, this is due to a change in data collection methodology. 
  6. Undergraduate: The majority of undergraduate provision is offered by higher education institutions.
  7. Government Office Region: Region is determined by the location of the provider, which is not necessarily where the trainee is located.
  8. Schools direct salaried: includes salaried programmes i.e. Future Teaching Scholars Programme
  9. Due to a change in how the provider is reported for High Potential ITT trainees, from 2021/22, all trainees are now located in London.

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