Improving the collection of qualifications data

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Author: Simm, Claire

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Great Britain. Department for Education and Skills (DfES); MORI Social Research Institute (Great Britain)


This report presents the findings of a three-stage research project undertaken between March and October 2005 on behalf of the UK Department for Education and Skills (DfES). The Labour Force Survey (LFS) collects a range of data on individuals’ characteristics, labour market activities and education, including qualifications. This information is used to inform policy on learning issues, including the achievement of national targets according to National Qualification Framework (NQF) levels. Within the LFS, individuals are required to list all their qualifications, beginning with the...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Qualifications; Quality; Research; Statistics

Keywords: Survey; Data collecting

Geographic subjects: Europe; Great Britain

Published: Nottingham, England: DfES, 2006

Physical description: [viii], 61 p. + appendices

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Series: DfES research report; no. 715

ISBN: 1844786765

Statement of responsibility: Claire Simm

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 85.87

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