Welsh government consultation on school workforce data collection: NFER response

06 March 2017

On 13 January 2017, the Welsh Government launched a consultation on proposed changes to the collection of individual-level information on the school workforce in Wales. NFER submitted a response to the consultation by the deadline of 3 March 2017 it which it outlines the reasons why the development of an individual-level workforce census for Wales should be a priority and citing examples of how improvements in the levels of detail and quality of data collected would allow for more effective workforce planning.