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HESA Student Record 2010/11 - Teacher training course

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HESA Student Record 2010/11

Fields required from institutions in Wales

Teacher training course

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valid entries
Short nameTTCID

This field is a one character field completed for students on courses that lead to teacher qualifications. The selection will determine the type of the teacher training.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

All courses where Course.REDUCEDC = 00, 01, 04, 06 or 07 unless institution in Wales and Course.COURSEAIM begins with P, Q, R, S or X

Valid entries and labels
0Not a teacher training course
1On initial or pre-service teacher training course leading to Qualified Teacher Status or to registration as a school teacher with the General Teaching Council for Scotland
2On other initial teacher training course not leading to Qualified Teacher Status nor to registration as a school teacher with the General Teaching Council for Scotland
5Inset course
8TDA funded flexible provision (ITT)
9Other TDA funded provision not elsewhere specified
DOther Pre-ITT activity funded by the TDA
EStudent Associates Scheme (SAS) - TDA Funded
FSubject Knowledge Enhancement (SKE) - TDA funded

Institutions in Wales can only use codes 0, 1, 2 and 5.

Students funded by DELNI on courses leading to eligibility to teach in Northern Ireland should be coded 1 in this field.

Code 1 includes PGCE, BEd, first degree with Qualified Teacher Status and courses leading concurrently to a degree and to a diploma in Education.

Code 2 includes courses leading to Further Education Teacher Qualification and to Nursing and Midwifery Teacher Qualification. FE courses will be specifically identified in Course.ITTPHSC code 31 'Further education'.

Code 5: TDA and HEFCE have given a working definition of an INSET course as follows:

An INSET/In-service course is one for which the primary (but not necessarily the only) purpose is to improve the effectiveness of teachers, lecturers or trainers. In considering whether this is the purpose of particular course, institutions may wish to consider the content of the course and course literature, including prospectuses and any other marketing material.

Institutions are not expected to return a record to HESA for students on employment-based routes (e.g. GTP, OTT and RTP). The TDA collects this data via the Employment Based Routes Data Management System (EBRDMS).

Codes E (Student Associates Scheme) and F (Subject Knowledge Enhancement) instances will not be included in HESA standard populations.

Masters in Teaching and Learning (MTL) students must be coded 9 'Other TDA funded provision not elsewhere specified' in this field. MTL students must be identified as such using the M02 code in Course.COURSEAIM field.

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Reason required

To identify and discriminate between teacher training students.

Part of
Field length1
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Element: TTCID
Related fields
Date modified2011-04-28
Change management notesNew business rules 15 and 16 added. Business rule 4 amended to remove SKE courses.

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