HESA Student Record 2013/14 - Sex identifier
HESA Student Record 2013/14
Fields required from institutions in Scotland
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This field records the sex of the student.
|Applicable to||England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales|
|Valid entries and labels|
The Equality Challenge Unit (ECU) has a number of resources relating to gathering information across the protected characteristics covered by the Equality Act 2010. These resources can be found at Equality Challenge Unit. If you have any further queries regarding equality monitoring, please email ECU at [email protected]
ECU recommends the use of the terms 'other' and 'prefer not to say' for people who associate with the terms intersex, androgyne, intergender, ambigender, gender fluid, polygender and genderqueer.
HESA do not include a 'prefer not to say' option.
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To monitor equal opportunities issues in the higher education sector and support higher education institutions (HEIs) in meeting their obligations under the Equality Act 2010
Data type: SEXIDCodeContentType
|Owner||Equality Challenge Unit (ECU)|
|Change management notes||Guidance in Notes updated to correct the link to ECU, and to rephrase the tense of the final paragraph.|
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