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Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Record 2011/12 - Higher Education experience for work - Q29

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Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Record 2011/12

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Higher Education experience for work - Q29

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To find out how well the leaver's HE experience prepared them for employment.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

All HE leavers.

QuestionQ29. How well did your overall experience in higher education prepare you for employment?
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1Very well
3Not very well
4Not at all
5Can't tell
6Unable to code

This response should relate to the HE leaver's overall HE experience, rather than just their most recent HE experience.

Code 6 'Unable to code' must be used when code 03 'Telephone survey: third party', 05 'Own institution's student record', 06 'Institutional third party', 07 'Deceased', or code 08 'Reply received explicitly refusing to provide information' is returned in Student.STATUS, or if the HE leaver ticks more than one box.

When code 02 'Telephone survey: HE leaver' is returned in Student.STATUS and it is not possible for codes 1-5 to be used from the response to Student.HEWORKEXP, code 6 'Unable to code' must be used.

Required for valid responseNo
To be asked of third partyNo
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To understand how well the leaver feels that their overall HE experience provided them with the skills, competencies and knowledge for enterprise-related activities and establish a baseline from which BIS can measure changes as the employment policy landscape develops.

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Date modified2013-02-28
Change management notesGuidance amended to clarify when code 6 'Unable to code' must be used.

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