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Cross border flows in education
A report which reports on the cross-border flow of learners (of all ages) between Wales and the rest of the UK.
Pupils at maintained primary, secondary and special schools(1)
- There has been a small net outflow of between 140 and 300 pupils from Wales to England in each year since 2003/04.
Learners in post-16 Education and Training (excluding higher education institutions)
- Data for full-time Further Education (FE), Work-based Learning (WBL) and school Sixth Form learners shows a net outflow of learners from Wales.
- Outflow increased by 57 per cent in the FE and WBL cohort, between 2006/07 and 2007/08.
Students in Higher Education Institutions
- Wales is a net importer of full-time students. In 2007/08, around 17,200 Welsh students were at UK Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) outside of Wales whilst around 26,300 students from the UK outside of Wales studied in Wales.
- Around two-thirds of Welsh domiciled students chose to study in Wales, the vast majority of the remainder studied in England.
- Over two fifths of students at Welsh HEIs were domiciled in England.
(1) 2008/09 data appear in the schools section.
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