Data Stories

So much data is collected in the world of education. Here we collate and present some of the pieces we find most interesting. If there is data you think we should include, we'd love to hear from you.

UK Data

Insight into the UK's education system through data

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2019: Proportion of students achieving a Level 2 qualification in English and Maths by 19

The disadvantage gap is consistent with 2017 and 2018 findings.

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2018: Proportion of students achieving a Level 2 qualification in English and Maths by 19

In only one LEA are disadvantaged students more likely to meet the benchmark than their more affluent peers.

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2017: Proportion of students achieving a Level 2 qualification in English and Maths by 19

On average, advantaged pupils were 55% more likely to pass both qualifications.

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Proportion of FE Leavers in Sustained Positive Destinations, 2014-2018

Exploring regional changes in Further Education outcomes, 2014-2018

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Percentage of 2018/19 A-Level Entries graded A*-C by region

Further insight into the variation of A Level attainment by region

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Percentage of 2018/19 A-Level Entries graded A*-B by region

How does the percentage of A-Levels awarded A*-B vary by region?

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Percentage of 2018/19 A-Level Entries graded A*-A by region

An oversight into the variation of A Level attainment by region

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Provisional Entries into STEM A-Level Subjects, 2020/21

A regional comparison of differences in student uptake of STEM subjects based on 2020/21 provisional entries data

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Differences by constituency of over 250% in GCSE Maths and English grade 5+results

A graphical demonstration of the educational challenges faced in levelling up

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258% – Significant differences in the GCSE Maths and English results by Local Education Authority

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International

Looking at the UK's educational performance through international data comparisons

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OECD 2017-2019: Qualifications and Employment

How does highest qualification level affect patterns in part-time, full-time and unemployment?

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OECD 2012-2015: Barriers to academic participation

What is stopping the working population from levelling-up?

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OECD 2019: Employment rate by birthplace and prior attainment

Evaluating the interaction between birthplace and attainment on employment trajectories.

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OECD 2019: Tertiary graduates by field

Business ranks first, followed by Healthcare and Engineering.

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OECD 2021: 20-24 year olds not in Employment, Education or Training (NEET)

UK scores below the OECD average.

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OECD 2020: Gender Imbalances in Tertiary Education

How does the UK compare to other countries?

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Levelling Up: Over two thirds of the UK population have completed post-16 qualifications

The UK ranks 8th, ahead of many other countries.

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Maths: the UK’s PISA score has risen significantly

Matching the level of Germany, Norway and Finland

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Science: ranked 14th by PISA, the UK is ahead of many European nations

Asian countries score most highly

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Reading: the UK’s PISA score is similar to the US and Australia

But behind Finland, Hong Kong and Singapore

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