Research and analysis

Changing educational attainment of graduate recruits to major public sector occupations

This research by IFS examines how levels of educational achievement have changed over time for graduate recruits to public sector occupations.

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The Changing Educational Attainment of Graduate Recruits to Major Public Sector Occupations

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This research report by IFS examines how levels of educational achievement (on entry to higher education) have changed over time for new graduate recruits to major public sector occupations relative to all occupations. It looks in detail at the trends for teachers, doctors, nurses and NHS professions allied to medicine, as well as looking more briefly at civil servants, police officers and prison service workers.

Published 13 March 2017