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Longitudinal education outcomes study: how we use and share data

How the government shares and uses personal data as part of the 'Longitudinal education outcomes study'.

Applies to England, Scotland and Wales



The ‘Longitudinal education outcomes study’ compares students’ level of education to their level of employment and earnings in later life.

Read more information about how we share student and workforce data.

To ensure this privacy notice is up to date, we will review this information annually.

Published 26 May 2016
Last updated 27 April 2021 + show all updates
  1. Updated privacy notice with links to data protection guidance and legislation and converted to html.

  2. Updated as the Scottish and Welsh governments are now parties in the longitudinal education outcomes (LEO) project.

  3. First published.