Influence the system’s priorities, thinking and behaviour

At the ETF, we work with the sector to disseminate effective practice and encourage innovation.

Understanding trends and patterns within the sector workforce is important for providers, professionals and policy makers alike. Reliable and timely benchmark data on issues like training needs, career ambitions, salaries, gender balance, and percentages of qualified staff, help to inform both decision making in organisations, and the development of policies to support the sector.

The ETF’s strategic workforce data for the sector offers employment and working patterns of thousands of staff.