Academic Year 2021/22

Initial Teacher Training Census

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Data files

All data files associated with this releases are listed below with guidance on their content. To download any of these files, please visit our data catalogue.

1) ITT new entrants, recruitment targets and trainee characteristics by subject

Filename
table_1_subject_characteristics.csv
Geographic levels
National
Time period
2019/20 to 2021/22
Content

This national level table contains the number of postgraduate and undergraduate new entrants to ITT by subject, as well as performance against ITT recruitment targets and trainee characteristics for postgraduates. The data in this table covers 2019/20(revised), 2020/21 (revised) and 2021/22 (provisional).

Variable names and descriptions

Variable names and descriptions for this file are provided below:

Variable nameVariable description
eea_national_postgraduatesEEA national postgraduates
eea_national_postgraduates_percentageEEA national postgraduates percentage
female_postgraduatesFemale postgraduates
female_postgraduates_percentageFemale postgraduates percentage
itt_recruitment_targetITT recruitment target
itt_recruitment_target_performance_percentagePercentage of ITT recruitment target reached
itt_subjectITT subject
male_postgraduatesMale postgraduates
male_postgraduates_percentageMale postgraduates percentage
other_gender_postgraduatesOther gender postgraduates
other_gender_postgraduates_percentageOther gender postgraduates percentage
other_nationality_postgraduatesOther nationality postgraduates
other_nationality_postgraduates_percentageOther nationality postgraduates percentage
total_known_nationality_postgraduatesTotal with known nationality postgraduates
total_postgraduatesPostgraduate total new entrants to ITT
total_undergraduatesUndergraduate total new entrants to ITT
uk_national_postgraduatesUK national postgraduates
uk_national_postgraduates_percentageUK national postgraduates percentage
Footnotes
  1. Figures for 2021/22 are provisional and are subject to change. Figures for 2019/20 and 2020/21 have been revised.
  2. 2020/21 and 2021/22 data was extracted on 21st November 2021. 2019/20 data was extracted on 13th November 2020.
  3. Design & Technology: includes food technology and engineering.
  4. Due to technical complications, one provider submitted high-level, aggregated data only, which did not include data on characteristics, and is therefore not included in this data extract. Final data, including these characteristics, will be published in a subsequent publication.
  5. The 2021/22 provisional data does not contain forecast trainees, this is due to a change in data collection methodology.
  6. Business studies: includes economics.
  7. Subject: The subject given here is ITT subject and may not be the same as the subject of the undergraduate degree held.
  8. Other: includes media and communication studies, social studies, and psychology.
  9. EBacc subjects: EBacc here includes English, mathematics, modern foreign languages, physics, biology, chemistry, history, geography, computing and Classics. Trainees on the 'PE with EBacc' programme and Primary trainees are not included.
  10. Due to technical complications, one provider submitted high-level, aggregated data only, and these figures are included in this data extract. Final, more granular data will be updated in a subsequent publication.
  11. Central postgraduate targets are taken from the teacher supply model https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/statistics-teacher-training#teacher-supply-model-and-itt-allocations. The teacher supply model target relates to postgraduates only. As of the 2021/22 training year (ITT2021), the Teacher Workforce Model (TWM) is used by DfE to set postgraduate ITT targets.
  12. Other Gender: includes both unknown gender and those trainees who do not identify as male or female, but identify as Other gender, therefore please consider the impact of the number of unknowns when considering data trends.
  13. Warning: percentages have been rounded and therefore may not sum to 100%.
  14. Physical Education: includes dance.
  15. EEA National: here relates to individuals with a European Union, European Economic Area or included in the single market- this includes Swiss nationality. The UK is not included in these figures.

2) ITT new entrants and targets by subject time series

Filename
table_2_subjects_target_time_series.csv
Geographic levels
National
Time period
2015/16 to 2021/22
Content

This national level table contains the number of new entrants to ITT by subject for postgraduates and undergraduates and performance against ITT recruitment targets for 2015/16 to 2021/22 (provisional for 2021/22 and revised for previous years).

Variable names and descriptions

Variable names and descriptions for this file are provided below:

Variable nameVariable description
itt_recruitment_targetITT recruitment target
itt_recruitment_target_performance_percentagePercentage of ITT recruitment target reached
itt_subjectITT subject
total_new_entrantsTotal new entrants to ITT
total_postgraduatesPostgraduate total new entrants to ITT
total_undergraduatesUndergraduate total new entrants to ITT
Footnotes
  1. 2020/21 and 2021/22 data was extracted on 21st November 2021. 2019/20 data was extracted on 13th November 2020.
  2. Design & Technology: includes food technology and engineering.
  3. The 2021/22 provisional data does not contain forecast trainees, this is due to a change in data collection methodology.
  4. Troops to Teachers are excluded from all figures.
  5. Subject: The subject given here is ITT subject and may not be the same as the subject of the undergraduate degree held.
  6. Other subject: here includes a different mix of subjects to the main targets by subject table, this is for consistency with historic teacher supply model groupings; Other includes drama from 2014/15 and citizenship from 2015/16.
  7. Due to technical complications, one provider submitted high-level, aggregated data only, and these figures are included in this data extract. Final, more granular data will be updated in a subsequent publication.
  8. Central postgraduate targets are taken from the teacher supply model https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/statistics-teacher-training#teacher-supply-model-and-itt-allocations. The teacher supply model target relates to postgraduates only. As of the 2021/22 training year (ITT2021), the Teacher Workforce Model (TWM) is used by DfE to set postgraduate ITT targets.
  9. Figures for 2021/22 are provisional and are subject to change. Figures for previous years have been revised.
  10. Primary: Prior to 2018/19, a small number of Primary trainees on subject specialist courses were reported against their subject specialism and were included in Total Secondary. From 2018/19, they are reported as Primary.
  11. Business Studies: includes economics from 2019/20.
  12. Modern Foreign Languages: here includes classics.

3) ITT new entrants by subject and training route

Filename
table_3_subject_by_route.csv
Geographic levels
National
Time period
2019/20 to 2021/22
Content

This national level table contains the number of both postgraduate and undergraduate new entrants on each ITT route by subject. The data in this table covers 2019/20 (revised), 2020/21 (revised) and 2021/22 (provisional).

Variable names and descriptions

Variable names and descriptions for this file are provided below:

Variable nameVariable description
high_potential_ittHigh Potential ITT trainees
high_potential_itt_postgraduate_percentageHigh Potential ITT trainees percentage
higher_education_institutionHigher Education Institution trainees
higher_education_institution_postgraduate_percentageHigher Education Institution trainees percentage
itt_subjectITT subject
postgraduate_teaching_apprenticeshipPostgraduate Teaching Apprenticeship trainees
postgraduate_teaching_apprenticeship_postgraduate_percentagePostgraduate Teaching Apprenticeship trainees percentage
school_centred_ittSchool Centred ITT trainees
school_centred_itt_postgraduate_percentageSchool Centred ITT trainees percentage
school_direct_fee_fundedSchool Direct Fee Funded trainees
school_direct_fee_funded_postgraduate_percentageSchool Direct Fee Funded trainees percentage
school_direct_salariedSchool Direct Salaried trainees
school_direct_salaried_postgraduate_percentageSchool Direct Salaried trainees percentage
total_new_entrantsTotal new entrants to ITT
total_postgraduatesPostgraduate total new entrants to ITT
total_postgraduates_percentagePostgraduate total new entrants to ITT percentage
undergraduateUndergraduate trainees
undergraduate_percentageUndergraduate trainees percentage
Footnotes
  1. Figures for 2021/22 are provisional and are subject to change. Figures for 2019/20 and 2020/21 have been revised.
  2. Undergraduate: The majority of undergraduate provision is offered by higher education institutions, except for 17 trainees for 2021/22 on undergraduate School Centred ITT programmes.
  3. 2020/21 and 2021/22 data was extracted on 21st November 2021. 2019/20 data was extracted on 13th November 2020.
  4. Design & Technology: includes food technology and engineering.
  5. Business studies: includes economics.
  6. Please note that due to a change in the structure of this data extract, percentages now refer to the proportion of trainee subject by route. In ITT Census 2020/21, the percentages in table 3 were the proportion of trainee route by subject.
  7. Subject: The subject given here is ITT subject and may not be the same as the subject of the undergraduate degree held.
  8. Other: includes media and communication studies, social studies, and psychology.
  9. Due to technical complications, one provider submitted high-level, aggregated data only, and these figures are included in this data extract. Final, more granular data will be updated in a subsequent publication.
  10. Warning: percentages have been rounded and therefore may not sum to 100%.
  11. Schools direct salaried: includes salaried programmes i.e. Future Teaching Scholars Programme.
  12. Physical Education: includes dance.
  13. ITT route percentages for postgraduate routes are calculated as a proportion of the total postgraduates. For postgraduate and undergraduate percentages, these are calculated as proportions of the total new entrants to ITT.
  14. Postgraduate Teaching Apprenticeship: The postgraduate teaching apprenticeship (PGTA) was introduced in 2018/19.

4) Postgraduate ITT new entrants by subject, training route and degree class

Filename
table_4_route_subject_by_degree.csv
Geographic levels
National
Time period
2019/20 to 2021/22
Content

This national level table contains the number of postgraduate new entrants for each ITT route and subject by degree class. The data in this table covers 2019/20 (revised), 2020/21 (revised) and 2021/22 (provisional).

Variable names and descriptions

Variable names and descriptions for this file are provided below:

Variable nameVariable description
first_class_degreeFirst class degree
first_class_degree_percentageFirst class degree percentage
itt_routeITT route
itt_subjectITT subject
lower_second_class_degreeLower second class degree
lower_second_class_degree_percentageLower second class degree percentage
other_degreeOther degree
other_degree_percentageOther degree percentage
total_with_known_degreeTotal with known degree class
upper_second_class_degreeUpper second class degree
upper_second_class_degree_percentageUpper second class degree percentage
Footnotes
  1. Figures for 2021/22 are provisional and are subject to change. Figures for 2019/20 and 2020/21 have been revised.
  2. 2020/21 and 2021/22 data was extracted on 21st November 2021. 2019/20 data was extracted on 13th November 2020.
  3. Design & Technology: includes food technology and engineering.
  4. Due to technical complications, one provider submitted high-level, aggregated data only, which did not include data on characteristics, and is therefore not included in this data extract. Final data, including these characteristics, will be published in a subsequent publication.
  5. Degree Class: 2:1 includes undivided 2nd.
  6. Business studies: includes economics.
  7. Subject: The subject given here is ITT subject and may not be the same as the subject of the undergraduate degree held.
  8. Other: includes media and communication studies, social studies, and psychology.
  9. EBacc subjects: EBacc here includes English, mathematics, modern foreign languages, physics, biology, chemistry, history, geography, computing and Classics. Trainees on the 'PE with EBacc' programme and Primary trainees are not included.
  10. Other degree class: includes international degrees which have different grading classes, degree classes below 2:2, and other. It excludes trainees whose degrees classed as not known or not applicable.
  11. Warning: percentages have been rounded and therefore may not sum to 100%.
  12. Schools direct salaried: includes salaried programmes i.e. Future Teaching Scholars Programme.
  13. Physical Education: includes dance.
  14. Total with known degree: excludes trainees whose degree classes are unknown, therefore please consider the impact of the number of unknowns when considering data trends.
  15. Postgraduate Teaching Apprenticeship: The postgraduate teaching apprenticeship (PGTA) was introduced in 2018/19.

5) ITT new entrants by training route and trainee characteristics

Filename
table_5_route_characteristics.csv
Geographic levels
National
Time period
2019/20 to 2021/22
Content

This national level table contains the number of both postgraduate and undergraduate new entrants for each ITT route by trainee characteristic (eg. age, gender, etc.). The data in this table covers 2019/20 (revised),  2020/21 (revised) and 2021/22 (provisional).

Variable names and descriptions

Variable names and descriptions for this file are provided below:

Variable nameVariable description
aged_25_to_29Aged 25 to 29
aged_25_to_29_percentageAged 25 to 29 percentage
aged_30_to_34Aged 30 to 34
aged_30_to_34_percentageAged 30 to 34 percentage
aged_35_to_39Aged 35 to 39
aged_35_to_39_percentageAged 35 to 39 percentage
aged_40_to_44Aged 40 to 44
aged_40_to_44_percentageAged 40 to 44 percentage
aged_45_to_49Aged 45 to 49
aged_45_to_49_percentageAged 45 to 49 percentage
aged_50_to_54Aged 50 to 54
aged_50_to_54_percentageAged 50 to 54 percentage
aged_55_and_overAged 55 and over
aged_55_and_over_percentageAged over 55 percentage
aged_under_25Aged under 25
aged_under_25_percentageAged under 25 percentage
asian_ethnicityAsian ethnicity
asian_ethnicity_percentageAsian ethnicity percentage
black_ethnicityBlack ethnicity
black_ethnicity_percentageBlack ethnicity percentage
disability_declaredDisability declared
disability_declared_percentageDisability declared percentage
eea_nationalEEA national
eea_national_percentageEEA national percentage
femaleFemale
female_percentageFemale percentage
full_timeFull-time
full_time_percentageFull-Time percentage
itt_routeITT route
maleMale
male_percentageMale percentage
mean_ageMean age
median_ageMedian age
mixed_ethnicityMixed ethnicity
mixed_ethnicity_percentageMixed ethnicity percentage
no_disability_declaredNo disability declared
no_disability_declared_percentageNo disability declared percentage
other_ethnicityOther ethnicity
other_ethnicity_percentageOther ethnicity percentage
other_genderOther gender
other_gender_percentageOther gender percentage
other_nationalityOther Nationality
other_nationality_percentageOther nationality percentage
part_timePart-time
part_time_percentagePart-time percentage
primaryPrimary
primary_femalePrimary female
primary_female_percentagePrimary female percentage
primary_malePrimary male
primary_male_percentagePrimary male percentage
primary_other_genderPrimary other gender
primary_other_gender_percentagePrimary other gender percentage
primary_percentagePrimary percentage
secondarySecondary
secondary_femaleSecondary female
secondary_female_percentageSecondary female percentage
secondary_maleSecondary male
secondary_male_percentageSecondary male percentage
secondary_other_genderSecondary other gender
secondary_other_gender_percentageSecondary other gender percentage
secondary_percentageSecondary percentage
total_known_nationalityTotal with known nationality
total_new_entrantsTotal new entrants to ITT
total_new_entrants_percentageTotal new entrants to ITT percentage
uk_nationalUK national
uk_national_percentageUK national percentage
unknown_ethnicityUnknown ethnicity
white_ethnicityWhite ethnicity
white_ethnicity_percentageWhite ethnicity percentage
Footnotes
  1. Figures for 2021/22 are provisional and are subject to change. Figures for 2019/20 and 2020/21 have been revised.
  2. Ethnicity: Data is based on known cases and exclude those where ethnicity is unknown or not declared, therefore please consider the impact of the number of unknowns when considering data trends.
  3. Undergraduate: The majority of undergraduate provision is offered by higher education institutions, except for 17 trainees for 2021/22 on undergraduate School Centred ITT programmes.
  4. 2020/21 and 2021/22 data was extracted on 21st November 2021. 2019/20 data was extracted on 13th November 2020.
  5. Due to technical complications, one provider submitted high-level, aggregated data only, which did not include data on characteristics, and is therefore not included in this data extract. Final data, including these characteristics, will be published in a subsequent publication.
  6. Other ethnicity includes Arab and Other ethnic backgrounds.
  7. Full time: Includes a small number of trainees on abridged courses. Abridged courses are intensive full-time courses allowing trainees to achieve qualified teacher status in a shorter timeframe, typically two terms.
  8. Due to technical complications, one provider submitted high-level, aggregated data only, and these figures are included in this data extract. Final, more granular data will be updated in a subsequent publication.
  9. Age groups, mean age and median age: are based on the ages of new entrants on the day of the census, this is 13 October 2021 for 2021/22 trainees. Ages are rounded down to the nearest year, for example, a trainee aged 29.5 is placed in the 25-29 age group.
  10. Disability Status: Data is based on known cases and exclude those where disability status is unknown, therefore please consider the impact of the number of unknowns when considering data trends.
  11. There is not a part time training option for the HPITT route.
  12. Other Gender: includes both unknown gender and those trainees who do not identify as male or female, but identify as Other gender, therefore please consider the impact of the number of unknowns when considering data trends.
  13. Warning: percentages have been rounded and therefore may not sum to 100%.
  14. Asian: From this publication Asian ethnic group includes Chinese.
  15. Schools direct salaried: includes salaried programmes i.e. Future Teaching Scholars Programme.
  16. ITT route percentages are calculated as a proportion of the total new postgraduate and undergraduate entrants to ITT.
  17. EEA National: here relates to individuals with a European Union, European Economic Area or included in the single market- this includes Swiss nationality. The UK is not included in these figures.
  18. Postgraduate Teaching Apprenticeship: The postgraduate teaching apprenticeship (PGTA) was introduced in 2018/19.

6) Postgraduate ITT new entrants by ethnic background

Filename
table_6_route_ethnicity.csv
Geographic levels
National
Time period
2019/20 to 2021/22
Content

This national level table contains the number of postgraduate new entrants for each ITT route by ethnic background. The data in this table covers 2019/20 (revised), 2020/21 (revised) and 2021/22 (provisional).

Variable names and descriptions

Variable names and descriptions for this file are provided below:

Variable nameVariable description
ethnic_backgroundEthnic background
ethnic_groupEthnic group
total_postgraduatesPostgraduate total new entrants to ITT
total_postgraduates_percentagePostgraduate total new entrants to ITT percentage
Footnotes
  1. Figures for 2021/22 are provisional and are subject to change. Figures for 2019/20 and 2020/21 have been revised.
  2. 2020/21 and 2021/22 data was extracted on 21st November 2021. 2019/20 data was extracted on 13th November 2020.
  3. Due to technical complications, one provider submitted high-level, aggregated data only, which did not include data on characteristics, and is therefore not included in this data extract. Final data, including these characteristics, will be published in a subsequent publication.
  4. Other ethnicity includes Arab and Other ethnic backgrounds.
  5. Warning: percentages have been rounded and therefore may not sum to 100%.
  6. Asian: From this publication Asian ethnic group includes Chinese.

7) ITT new entrants by course level and trainee characteristics time series

Filename
table_7_route_characteristic_time_series.csv
Geographic levels
National
Time period
2015/16 to 2021/22
Content

This national level table contains the number of postgraduate and undergraduate new entrants to ITT by trainee characteristics (eg. age, gender, etc.) for 2015/16 to 2021/22 (provisional for 2021/22 and revised for previous years).

Variable names and descriptions

Variable names and descriptions for this file are provided below:

Variable nameVariable description
aged_25_to_29Aged 25 to 29
aged_25_to_29_percentageAged 25 to 29 percentage
aged_30_to_34Aged 30 to 34
aged_30_to_34_percentageAged 30 to 34 percentage
aged_35_to_39Aged 35 to 39
aged_35_to_39_percentageAged 35 to 39 percentage
aged_40_to_44Aged 40 to 44
aged_40_to_44_percentageAged 40 to 44 percentage
aged_45_to_49Aged 45 to 49
aged_45_to_49_percentageAged 45 to 49 percentage
aged_50_to_54Aged 50 to 54
aged_50_to_54_percentageAged 50 to 54 percentage
aged_55_and_overAged over 55
aged_55_and_over_percentageAged over 55 percentage
aged_under_25Aged under 25
aged_under_25_percentageAged under 25 percentage
asian_ethnicityAsian ethnicity
asian_ethnicity_percentageAsian ethnicity percentage
black_ethnicityBlack ethnicity
black_ethnicity_percentageBlack ethnicity percentage
disability_declaredDisability declared
disability_declared_percentageDisability declared percentage
eea_nationalEEA national
eea_national_percentageEEA national percentage
first_class_degreeFirst class degree
first_class_degree_percentageFirst class degree percentage
itt_levelITT level
lower_second_class_degreeLower second class degree
lower_second_class_degree_percentageLower second class degree percentage
mixed_ethnicityMixed ethnicity
mixed_ethnicity_percentageMixed ethnicity percentage
no_disability_declaredNo disability declared
no_disability_declared_percentageNo disability declared percentage
other_degreeOther degree
other_degree_percentageOther degree percentage
other_ethnicityOther ethnicity
other_ethnicity_percentageOther ethnicity percentage
other_nationalityOther nationality
other_nationality_percentageOther nationality percentage
primaryPrimary
primary_femalePrimary female
primary_female_percentagePrimary female percentage
primary_malePrimary male
primary_male_percentagePrimary male percentage
secondarySecondary
secondary_femaleSecondary female
secondary_female_percentageSecondary female percentage
secondary_maleSecondary male
secondary_male_percentageSecondary male percentage
total_known_nationalityTotal with known nationality
uk_graduates_upper_second_class_degree_or_better_percentageUK graduate upper second or higher class degree percentage
uk_nationalUK national
uk_national_percentageUK national percentage
upper_second_class_degreeUpper second class degree
upper_second_class_degree_or_betterUpper second or higher class degree
upper_second_class_degree_or_better_percentageUpper second or higher class degree percentage
upper_second_class_degree_percentageUpper second class degree percentage
white_ethnicityWhite ethnicity
white_ethnicity_percentageWhite ethnicity percentage
Footnotes
  1. Ethnicity: Data is based on known cases and exclude those where ethnicity is unknown or not declared, therefore please consider the impact of the number of unknowns when considering data trends.
  2. Undergraduate: The majority of undergraduate provision is offered by higher education institutions, except for 17 trainees for 2021/22 on undergraduate School Centred ITT programmes.
  3. 2020/21 and 2021/22 data was extracted on 21st November 2021. 2019/20 data was extracted on 13th November 2020.
  4. Due to technical complications, one provider submitted high-level, aggregated data only, which did not include data on characteristics, and is therefore not included in this data extract. Final data, including these characteristics, will be published in a subsequent publication.
  5. Degree Class: 2:1 includes undivided 2nd.
  6. Troops to Teachers are excluded from all figures.
  7. UK graduates percentages: Figures obtained are from data published by HESA and are based on the latest available data at the time of publication. Percentages are based on numbers rounded to the nearest multiple of 5. https://www.hesa.ac.uk/data-and-analysis/students/outcomes.
  8. Other degree class: includes international degrees which have different grading classes, degree classes below 2:2, and other. It excludes trainees whose degrees classed as not known or not applicable.
  9. Due to technical complications, one provider submitted high-level, aggregated data only, and these figures are included in this data extract. Final, more granular data will be updated in a subsequent publication.
  10. Age groups, mean age and median age: are based on the ages of new entrants on the day of the census, this is 13 October 2021 for 2021/22 trainees. Ages are rounded down to the nearest year, for example, a trainee aged 29.5 is placed in the 25-29 age group.
  11. Disability Status: Data is based on known cases and exclude those where disability status is unknown, therefore please consider the impact of the number of unknowns when considering data trends.
  12. Prior to 2017/18, trainees who were not recorded as Male or Female were reported as Female. From 2017/18 onwards, these trainees are not included due to small numbers.
  13. Warning: percentages have been rounded and therefore may not sum to 100%.
  14. Figures for 2021/22 are provisional and are subject to change. Figures for previous years have been revised.
  15. EEA National: here relates to individuals with a European Union, European Economic Area or included in the single market- this includes Swiss nationality. The UK is not included in these figures.

8) ITT new entrants by region and training route

Filename
table_8_route_region.csv
Geographic levels
National; Regional
Time period
2019/20 to 2021/22
Content

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) and 2021/22 (provisional).

Variable names and descriptions

Variable names and descriptions for this file are provided below:

Variable nameVariable description
itt_routeITT route
total_new_entrantsTotal new entrants to ITT
Footnotes
  1. Figures for 2021/22 are provisional and are subject to change. Figures for 2019/20 and 2020/21 have been revised.
  2. Undergraduate: The majority of undergraduate provision is offered by higher education institutions, except for 17 trainees for 2021/22 on undergraduate School Centred ITT programmes.
  3. 2020/21 and 2021/22 data was extracted on 21st November 2021. 2019/20 data was extracted on 13th November 2020.
  4. Government Office Region: Region is determined by the location of the provider, which is not necessarily where the trainee is located.
  5. Due to technical complications, one provider submitted high-level, aggregated data only, and these figures are included in this data extract. Final, more granular data will be updated in a subsequent publication.
  6. The Teach First route has been relabelled from this year as High Potential ITT. Due to a change in how the provider is reported for High Potential ITT trainees, all trainees are now located in London. In 2020/21, 35% of all High Potential ITT trainees were reported as having a London based training provider
  7. Schools direct salaried: includes salaried programmes i.e. Future Teaching Scholars Programme.
  8. Postgraduate Teaching Apprenticeship: The postgraduate teaching apprenticeship (PGTA) was introduced in 2018/19.

9) Early Years ITT new entrants by training route and trainee characteristics

Filename
table_9_early_years_itt.csv
Geographic levels
National
Time period
2019/20 to 2021/22
Content

This national level table contains the number of both postgraduate and undergraduate new entrants to Early Years ITT courses by route and trainee characteristics (eg. age, gender, etc.). The data in this table covers 2019/20 (revised), 2020/21 (revised) and 2021/22 (provisional).

Variable names and descriptions

Variable names and descriptions for this file are provided below:

Variable nameVariable description
aged_25_and_overAged 25 and over
aged_25_and_over_percentageAged 25 and over percentage
aged_under_25Aged under 25
aged_under_25_percentageAged under 25 percentage
asian_ethnicityAsian ethnicity
asian_ethnicity_percentageAsian ethnicity percentage
black_ethnicityBlack ethnicity
black_ethnicity_percentageBlack ethnicity percentage
disability_declaredDisability declared
disability_declared_percentageDisability declared percentage
femaleFemale
female_percentageFemale percentage
itt_routeITT route
maleMale
male_percentageMale percentage
mixed_ethnicityMixed ethnicity
mixed_ethnicity_percentageMixed ethnicity percentage
no_disability_declaredNo disability declared
no_disability_declared_percentageNo disability declared percentage
other_ethnicityOther ethnicity
other_ethnicity_percentageOther ethnicity percentage
other_genderOther gender
other_gender_percentageOther gender percentage
total_new_entrantsTotal new entrants to ITT
unknown_ethnicityUnknown ethnicity
white_ethnicityWhite ethnicity
white_ethnicity_percentageWhite ethnicity percentage
Footnotes
  1. Figures for 2021/22 are provisional and are subject to change. Figures for 2019/20 and 2020/21 have been revised.
  2. Ethnicity: Data is based on known cases and exclude those where ethnicity is unknown or not declared, therefore please consider the impact of the number of unknowns when considering data trends.
  3. 2020/21 and 2021/22 data was extracted on 21st November 2021. 2019/20 data was extracted on 13th November 2020.
  4. Other ethnicity includes Arab and Other ethnic backgrounds.
  5. Age groups, mean age and median age: are based on the ages of new entrants on the day of the census, this is 13 October 2021 for 2021/22 trainees. Ages are rounded down to the nearest year, for example, a trainee aged 29.5 is placed in the 25-29 age group.
  6. Disability Status: Data is based on known cases and exclude those where disability status is unknown, therefore please consider the impact of the number of unknowns when considering data trends.
  7. Warning: percentages have been rounded and therefore may not sum to 100%.
  8. Asian: From this publication Asian ethnic group includes Chinese.
  9. Trainee characteristics for individual Early Year ITT routes are not reported due to low numbers.