HESA Student Record 2013/14 - Parental education
HESA Student Record 2013/14
Fields required from institutions in Scotland
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This field records information about whether an entrant's parents have higher education qualifications.
|Applicable to||England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales|
All entrants to institutions in England and Scotland where EntryProfile.DOMICILE = XF, XG, XH, XI, XK, XL, GG, JE or IM and Course.COURSEAIM = M22, M26, M28, H00, H11, H16, H18, H22, H23, I00, I11, I16, J10, J16, J20, J26, J30, C20, C30 and Instance.REDUCEDI = 00 or 04 and Instance.COMDATE is after 2007-07-31.
All entrants to institutions in Wales and Northern Ireland where EntryProfile.DOMICILE = XF, XG, XH, XI, XK, XL, GG, JE or IM and Course.COURSEAIM = M22, M26, M28, H00, H11, H16, H18, H22, H23, I00, I11, I16, J10, J16, J20, J26, J30, C20 or C30 and Instance.COMDATE is after 2008-07-31 and Instance.REDUCEDI = 00 or 04 and EntryProfile.UCASAPPID exists.
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Institutions should ask the following question of all entrants for whom this information is required:
The following question is about your parents' level of education. This includes natural parents, adoptive parents, step-parents or guardians who have brought you up.
Do any of your parents (as defined above) have any higher education qualifications, such as a degree, diploma or certificate of higher education?
Provision of this information does not constitute the disclosure of third party personal information as defined in the Data Protection Act 1998. This is because the question does not relate to a specific person.
From 2008/09 onwards this question will be asked on the UCAS application form and the data for UCAS entrants provided to institutions by UCAS. As a consequence coverage of the field has been extended in 2008/09 to include UCAS entrants to institutions in Wales and Northern Ireland. Institutions in England and Scotland will still need to collect this information directly from relevant non-UCAS entrants.
Code 7 'No response given' has been included for those applicants who fail to answer the question on the UCAS Apply questionnaire. This code is passed to institutions by UCAS, and differs from code 9 'Information refused' which is an explicit refusal to answer, rather than an omission.
Quality rules relating to this field are displayed here.
This data will allow monitoring of another aspect of widening participation and may be used for the production of performance indicators.
Data type: PAREDCodeContentType
|Change management notes||Business rules 1 and 3 updated for new Course.COURSEAIM code M28 being added to the coverage of the field.|
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