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Key Stage 5 performance tables 2017: Do minimum standards meet the standard?

Minimum performance standards for 16-18 Level 3 (A-Level and equivalent) attainment were first introduced in 2016. Separate standards were defined for academic qualifications (primarily A-Levels) and applied general qualifications (primarily BTECs). The standards are based on value added measures that control for pupil attainment at Key Stage 4. For academic qualifications, the minimum standard in [...]

By |2018-09-27T17:23:47+01:0025th January 2018|Post-16 provision|

What is the National Pupil Database?

Many of the blogposts and reports that we produce here at Datalab are based on analysis of the Department for Education’s National Pupil Database (NPD). But what is it? What is the NPD? The NPD is a collection of data relating to education in England compiled by the Department for Education. The NPD is made [...]

By |2018-05-03T09:56:46+01:0023rd January 2018|News|
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