Academic Year 2020/21

Initial Teacher Training Census

Data guidance



This document describes the data included in the Initial teacher training performance profiles Official Statistics release’s underlying data files. This data is released under the terms of the Open Government License and is intended to meet at least 3 stars for Open Data. The methodology, found at the bottom of the publication site, should be referenced alongside this data. It provides information on the data sources, their coverage and quality as well as explaining methodology used in producing the data. 


This release provides provisional  numbers of new entrants to ITT courses starting in the academic year 2020/21. The release also provides revised numbers of new entrants to ITT courses starting in the academic year 2019/20. It includes information on:

• training route and subject 

• trainee characteristics 

File formats and conventions


Suppression has been applied to the following personal characteristics: 

• Gender

• Disability status

The following symbols have been used within the publication and are defined below:

cSmall number suppressed to preserve confidentiality
z  Not applicable
:Not available

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.