School census 2014: COLLECT guide for local authorities

This publication was withdrawn on 8 September 2014

The census is closed.

A COLLECT user guide for local authorities submitting data for the 2014 school census.



This document is designed to help local authority users complete and submit their school census 2014 returns using COLLECT (Collections Online - Learners, Education, Children and Teachers), the department’s centralised data collection and management system.

The guide includes information on:

  • accessing COLLECT
  • uploading and submitting census data
  • error queries