NFER reacts to the DfE’s Statistical First Releases
24 August 2017
NFER researchers have been delving into data produced by the Department for Education (DfE), in a series of new blog posts focusing on Statistical First Releases.
Statistical First Releases (SFRs) are the mechanism through which Government departments publish official statistics about policies they are responsible for, and our series focuses on education and children. Since June 2017, NFER researchers have been engaging with the SFR producing ‘same day’ analysis and commentary from in NFER perspective in our blog posts.
With topics including the School Workforce Census, national pupil projections and Income and Expenditure in academies, we take a closer look at the data published. You can view all our current SFR blog posts below (from newest to oldest).
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- What’s happening to reading under the new Key Stage 2 curriculum and assessment regime?
- Overall NEET rates continue to fall but should we be concerned about the rise in 16 to 18 year olds who are NET as well as NEET?
- Income and expenditure in academies: new data raises more questions than answers
- The ups and downs of teacher recruitment
- Changing the subject? How EBacc is changing school timetables
- Increasing pupil numbers create challenges for secondary schools
- More teachers are joining than leaving the profession, but will it be enough to meet demand?