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This table lists changes and additions to the record specification and supporting documentation.

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Version 1.3 (2015-06-25)

Element Element version Notes
Check documentation 1.0 Release of the Check documentation template added under the 'Submission process and quality assurance' section.
Check documentation guide 1.0 Release of the Check documentation guide added under the 'Submission process and quality assurance' section to aid providers with using the Check documentation.
Derived field specifications 1.0 Release of the Derived field specifications under the 'Data specification' section.
Exception stage validation rules 1.1 The following changes have been made to Exception stage validation rules:
Provision.TYPE.Exception.3 updated to amend wording of rule to clarify that the sum of headcount should be by country.
Provision.COUNTRY.Exception.1 updated to exclude distance learning students (Provision.TYPE = 3).
Provision.COUNTRY.Exception.2 updated to exclude distance learning students (Provision.TYPE = 3).
Quick start guide 1.1 All references to the former access control methodology for the Data Collection System have been updated.

Version 1.2 (2015-04-30)

Element Element version Notes
All data items N/a The data item web pages have been reordered to increase the prominence of the valid entries and labels.
All documentation N/a COMMIT-stage rules are now referred to as Exception stage validation under the umbrella term Quality rules rather than validation rules in all associated documentation.
C14052CodeLists.xsd N/a Attributes have been removed from the 'CodeContentType' extension base within the C14052CodeLists.xsd. These have been removed due to limited usage within the higher education sector and the absence of a need for such attributes.
C14052.xsd N/a

The schema sequence for submitting data items has been reordered as per the 'File structure' document:

  • Entities are presented in parent-child order, starting with the 'Institution entity'.
  • Fields within entities are presented in the order of primary key fields, candidate key fields, foreign key fields, and non-key fields.
  • Child entities then follow.
  • Each field or entity within a parent entity is presented in alphabetical order to aid its location.
Data collection schedule 1.0 Release of the Data collection schedule under the 'Submission process and quality assurance' section.
File structure 1.1 Guidance detailing the schema ordering has been added to the File structure.

Version 1.1 (2014-10-23)

Element Element version Notes
Data model 1.0 Release of the Data model under the 'Data specification' section.
File Structure 1.0 Release of the File structure under the 'Data specification' section.
Nil returns 1.0 Release of the Nil returns page under the 'Further guidance' section.
Quick start guide 1.0 Release of the Quick start guide under the 'Overview' section to help HEPs to navigate the coding manual and to briefly describe the collection.

Version 1.0 (2014-04-30)

Element Element version Notes
Introduction 1.0 Release of the introduction page under the 'Overview' section.
First release of documentation N/a Publication of C14052 coding manual home page to inform that there are currently no known changes since the 2013/14 record.
The full technical specification will be published in October 2014.

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