Statistics and Data
Higher education student enrolments and qualifications obtained at higher education providers in the United Kingdom 2015/16
Revised statistics on the achievements of young people at the end of key stage 4 in England, including attainment by pupil characteristics.
Revised data on key stage 4 and key stage 5 students going into education, employment and training destinations.
Revised A level and other results for 16- to 18-year-olds at the end of their final year.
Statistics about learner participation,outcomes and highest qualification held in further education and skills,reported for January 2017.
Research and Analysis
Read the Industrial Strategy green paper, ‘Building our Industrial Strategy’ here. This includes the Department for Business,Energy & Industrial Strategy’s plan to develop a new system of technical education to benefit the half of young people who do not go to university; boost STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) skills, digital skills and numeracy.
The Department for Education is setting the public sector a target of recruiting 200,000 more apprentices by 2020. This reform will create thousands of quality opportunities in the public sector, giving more people the chance to launch or develop their career, whether they are saving lives with the NHS, working in our vital local government services or working in a police force protecting the public.
Information for schools about the Progress 8 and Attainment 8 school performance measures.
An overview of the 16 to 19 funding formula.
The Department for Education is seeking experienced industry professionals to help shape the future technical education system.