Data set from Initial teacher training performance profiles

Table 2a) Trainee qualified teacher status and employment outcomes by training route and characteristics

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This national level table contains the qualified teacher status and employment outcomes of postgraduate and undergraduate final year ITT trainees by route and characteristics. The data in this table covers 2017/18 to 2019/20. 2019/2020 employment rates are provisional, all other years are revised.

Data set details

Teachers and school workforce
Initial teacher training performance profiles
Release type
Geographic levels
  • 25 and over
  • Awarded QTS
  • Disability declared
  • Training route
Time period
2017/18 to 2019/20

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Table showing first 5 rows, from underlying data
201718Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandHigher Education Institution132171186175360390658792746630658741469067414115024031821049822116031160592271679126603281167
201718Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandHigh Potential ITT1429133922689425125294839590424100327738619118559166121548338103535318
201718Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandSchool Centred ITT3369313357179932526008313132056110422650290576228280812426630976616175786011917
201718Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandSchool Direct (fee-funded)7192665521032793355599842768442421245067137916216561623718867765087129737161676205298
201718Academic yearNationalE92000001EnglandSchool Direct (salaried)2671250242127942522609029023817521919016113591372133114152251453881303679152149

Variables in this data set

Table showing first 5 of 29 variables
Variable nameVariable description
n_ethnic_AsianEthnicity Asian
n_ethnic_BlackEthnicity Black
n_ethnic_Mixed_ethnicityEthnicity Mixed ethnicity
n_ethnic_OtherEthnicity Other
n_ethnic_UnknownEthnicity Unknown


  1. Warning: percentages have been rounded and therefore may not sum to 100%.
  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. UG degree class: "Upper second" includes undivided second class.
  4. Percentage of those awarded QTS teaching in a state school: percentage of those awarded QTS who are employed in a state-funded school in England within 16 months of qualification. 2019/20 figures are provisional (uplifted), all prior years are revised. Due to rounding, the sum of constituent parts may differ from the reported total. See methodology for further details.
  5. 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.
  6. Degree classes relate to postgraduate ITT trainees only.
  7. Training route: for the undergraduate route, this publication includes final year trainees only. High Potential ITT was formerly reported as Teach First. School-led route includes: HPITT, PGTA, SCITT, SDf, and SDs routes.
  8. Other ethnicity includes Arab and Other ethnic background.
  9. Teaching in a state school: registered as employed in a state-funded school in England within 16 months of qualification. 2019/20 figures are provisional (uplifted), up to and including 2018/19 are revised. See methodology for further details.
  10. 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".

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