• Statistics watchdog ‘content’ with DfE including unreliable data in achievement rate tables

    The country’s national statistics regulator has given the DfE achievement rate data a clean bill of health but called for greater transparency. FE Week reported last month the 2017/18 national achievement rate tables included a list of more than 30 apprenticeship providers with data the DfE had admitted was unreliable. The DfE said at the

    12.41 May. 24th, 2019 | News

  • Statistics regulator pressured DfE into achievement rate U-turn

    The government was pressured into its major U-turn on the publication of hidden achievement rate data in the wake of FE Week reporting, the national statistics regulation boss has revealed.   The Department for Education last month released 2015/16 National Achievement Rate Tables for individual providers, a few months after it closed several significant “loopholes”,

    15.41 Jul. 17th, 2017 | News