Adult Education: Devon

Business, Innovation and Skills written question – answered on 4th July 2012.

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Photo of Anne Marie Morris Anne Marie Morris Conservative, Newton Abbot

To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills how many residents of (a) Newton Abbot constituency and (b) Teignbridge (i) started and (ii) completed a course at an adult education college in each of the last five years.

Photo of John Hayes John Hayes The Minister for Universities and Science, The Minister of State, Department for Business, Innovation and Skills

Table 1 shows Government-funded further education and skills learner participation and achievements in general further education colleges in Newton Abbot and Central Devon parliamentary constituencies which comprise Teignbridge district, by age, for academic years 2006/07 to 2010/11, the latest full years for which final data are available.

Table 1: General further education colleges learner participation and achievement by geography and age 2006/07 to 2010/11
    Age 2006/07 2007/08 2008/09 2009/10 2010/11
Participation Newton Abbot constituency Under 19 960 1,130 1,160 1,240 1,270
    19+ 1,740 2,680 2,730 2,850 2,440
    Total 2,690 3,800 3,890 4,090 3,710
  Central Devon Under 19 890 960 960 1,050 1,090
    19+ 1,470 1,440 1,820 1,800 1,390
    Total 2,360 2,400 2,780 2,840 2,480
  Teignbridge district Under 19 1,850 2,090 2,120 2,290 2,370
    19+ 3,210 4,110 4,550 4,640 3,830
    Total 5,060 6,200 6,670 6,930 6,200
  England Under 19 630,630 654,060 662,530 682,240 694,460
    19+ 1,573,700 1,551,600 1,768,040 1,635,590 1,338,480
    Total 2,204,300 2,205,700 2,430,600 2,317,800 2,032,900
Achievement Newton Abbot constituency Under 19 660 780 900 980 1,090
    19+ 1,150 1,620 1,760 2,280 2,050
    Total 1,810 2,400 2,660 3,260 3,140
  Central Devon Under 19 620 670 760 830 930
    19+ 970 930 1,190 1,370 1,090
    Total 1,580 1,600 1,940 2,200 2,020
  Teignbridge district Under 19 1,280 1,450 1,660 1,810 2,020
    19+ 2,120 2,550 2,940 3,660 3,140
    Total 3,400 4,010 4,600 5,460 5,160
  England Under 19 457,610 489,320 521,120 546,780 558,360
    19+ 1,084,100 1,060,260 1,221,600 1,187,170 975,860
    Total 1,541,700 1,549,600 1,742,700 1,734,000 1,534,200
Notes: 1. Figures are rounded to the nearest 10 except for the England Totals which are rounded to the nearest 100. 2. Geography is based upon the home postcode of the learner. Geographic information is based on boundaries of regions as of May 2010. The England Totals include some postcodes which are not known. 3. Teignbridge district is comprised of Newton Abbot and Central Devon parliamentary constituencies. Figures for Teignbridge district are based on the sum of unrounded data for these parliamentary constituencies. Figures may not sum to the total due to rounding. 4. These data include both young people (under 19) and adults (aged 19+) participating in apprenticeships, workplace learning, community learning and education and training provision taken at general further education colleges (including Tertiary) only. 5. Age is based on age at the start of the academic year. Source: Individualised Learner Record

Information on further education and skills participation and achievement by geography is published in a supplementary table of a quarterly statistical first release (SFR). The latest SFR was published on 29 March 2012:

http://www.thedataservice.org.uk/statistics/statisticalfirstrelease/sfr_supplementary_tables/

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