Initial Teacher Training In-Year Record 2010/11 - Institution's own identifier for student
Initial Teacher Training In-Year Record 2010/11
Fields required from institutions in England
Institution's own identifier for student
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This field records the institution's own internal identifier for the student.
This field is identical to the Student.OWNSTU field in the Student record.
This field should be completed with the same value as used for the student in the HESA Student record to allow cross checking.
The valid characterset available for this field follows the Data Standards in the HESA record.
The character set chosen will support Welsh and Gaelic languages as well as all European and most other languages using a Latin-based character set.
The Unicode charts that list each of the characters in this range can be found on the Unicode web site. The specific sets that are defined here are shown in the following PDF documents:
Files must be encoded with UTF-8 and schema validation will be in place to ensure this. Institutions must specify the encoding used in their XML files in the first line of the file (i.e. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8" ?>) and to ensure that their files are actually saved with that encoding. If XML files are edited with some text editors and the encoding is not specified or does not match the actual file encoding, there may be problems when submitting these files for validation.
Quality rules relating to this field are displayed here.
To facilitate HESA checking data with institutions, for example, validation reports, etc.
Data type: OWNSTUType
|Based on||07051.Student.OWNSTU 1.0|
|Change management notes||Updated guidance to reflect requirement for files to have encoding specified|
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