Official Statistics

Teachers analysis compendium 4

An analysis of recruitment, retention and training within the state-sector teacher workforce.



This is the fourth release in a series of teachers analysis compendium reports. The previous 3 reports can be found in the Teacher workforce statistics and analysis collection.

The report gives an analysis on expanding supply initiatives, such as subject knowledge enhancement (SKE) courses and teacher subject specialism training (TSST). This is together with analysis on:

  • people who return to teaching
  • the pool of qualified teachers who are not currently teaching in the state funded sector
  • teachers in England between 1999 and 2015 using teacher pension scheme data

The report also give an analysis on the retention of newly qualified teachers (NQTs).

It also gives an update to previously published analysis on people entering and leaving the teaching profession, by subject.

Additional analysis on Initial Teacher Trainees eligible for a bursary will be added to this page on 25 October 2018.

Teachers and teaching analysis unit

Published 27 September 2018
Last updated 12 October 2018 + show all updates
  1. Removed data on the age group, gender, and ethnicity of teachers from the retention tab of the entrants, leavers, and retention application. The high-level findings of analysis using these data continue to be available within Chapter 7 of the main report.
  2. Added date for when additional analysis on Initial Teacher Trainees eligible for a bursary will be uploaded.
  3. First published.