Performance profiles 


Welcome to the Performance Profiles website, a review of the teacher training institutions in England.

The aim of this site is to give you access to information on the universities, colleges and schools that provide initial teacher training, to aid you in finding a teacher training placement that meets your requirements.

 

Potential trainees

New user

  • What you need to know  -This menu option will give you a guide on how to use this site, which will include information on what the performance profiles are and how they may be of benefit to you.
  • How to use profiles - Use this menu for useful information and tips.
  • Search by postcode  - Conduct your first search by using this option to find providers and courses according to your postcode.
  • Profiles help  - Throughout this site you will have a help bar available at the top of each page, this has been put in to help you with any issues that may arise from using the page. There is also an additional help section that may target more of your questions.

Existing user

  • Search for a course  - Use this menu option to search by postcode, provider, subject and other factors.
  • Reports  -This section allows you to view reports that have already been populated. It contains links to initial teacher training statistics, sector-level reports and the NQT survey.

Providers

Searching by provider will enable you to view your institutions’ performance profile reports and compare them to other initial teacher training providers across England.

  • Search by provider name  - to find out information about specific providers.
  • Reports - this section contains links to initial teacher training statistics, sector-level reports and the NQT survey. The information featured in this section will allow you to view current data without building a search.

If you would like to analyse your institutions data further, please e-mail profiles@tda.gov.uk to recieve access to the providers’ analysis website. This will allow you to view your institution's performance profile data at a deeper level and allow you to benchmark your institution against the sector and groups of other institutions.


Researchers

This site will enable you to research providers of initial teacher training, the courses they offer and the characteristics of trainees on these courses.

 

  • Search for a course – using this menu option will allow you to select the best method of searching for you. It will give you various methods of searching.
  • Search by provider name - to find out information about specific providers.
  • Reports - this section contains links to initial teacher training statistics, sector-level reports and the NQT survey. The information  featured in this section will allow you to view current data without building a search.

For a more tailored analysis, you may find that they specialist site would be of better use to you. By e-mailing profiles@education.gsi.gov.uk, you can request a 40 day pass which will allow you to analyse initial teacher training providers’ data. The specialist site offers a range of analysis features designed to make creation of online statistics easier.