Workforce data release April & May 2019

About the release

The Ministry has recently updated the Education Counts website with the latest data on teacher workforce and Initial Teacher Education (ITE) graduates.

Recent analysis and advice based on this data that has been provided to the Minister of Education is in the briefing notes attached below.

You can review the latest data on Education Counts:

Statistics – Education Counts(external link)

Documents released

Date of paper



15 February 2019 Briefing Note: Analysis of transitions of ITE graduates into teaching and subsequent retention in the workforce [PDF, 1.3 MB] 1177330
4 March 2019 Education Report: Initial Teacher Education: Further advice on ring-fencing funding for ITE provision 1166379
21 March 2019 Briefing Note: Analysis of trends in Beginning Teachers [PDF, 1.4 MB] 1181610
22 March 2019 Briefing Note: Workforce data release [PDF, 976 KB] 1178053
29 March 2019 Education Report: Education Workforce Strategy Update [PDF, 7.8 MB] 1183165

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