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KIS record 2015/16

KIS coding manual release schedule

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Version 1.0 Produced 2015-07-30

This document outlines the planned dates for the first release of the coding manual documents. These documents may subsequently be updated in the further releases. This guide is an outline of when documents will be released; due to KIS being a flexible collection, dates can deviate slightly from planned releases.

KIS coding manual release schedule

Release Description
December Y1 Release of known changes, specification of the data to be returned.
February Y2 Release of data collection schedule, supporting documentation and additional guidance.
March Y2 Release of validation kit, quality rules, Unistats documentation and timescales for data collection.
May Y2 Release planned prior to collection opening.
September Y2 onwards Intermittent maintenance releases as required.

Scheduled release of manual documents

Section Document Expected release
Overview Introduction December Y1
Quick start guide December Y1
Coding manual release schedule December Y1
Data specification Coverage of the record December Y1
Data model December Y1
File Structure December Y1
CYY061.xsd December Y1
CYY061DataTypes.xsd December Y1
CYY061CodeLists.xsd December Y1
Further guidance Data requirements for new courses February Y2
Calculations of assessment and learning and teaching methods guidance February Y2
Publication arrangements February Y2
Statement about PSRBs and accreditation for the KIS Technical Guidance February Y2
Year to which fields relate February Y2
Accommodation costs February Y2
Fees and support guidance February Y2
Inclusion of NSS and DLHE data guidance February Y2
Collaborative provision.pdf February Y2
Accreditation information table March Y2
List of KIS Course Aims March Y2
Unistats guidance Unistats related documentation March Y2
Unistats output schema.xsd March Y2
Submission process and quality assurance Data collection schedule February Y2
HESA XML data entry tool April Y2
How to use the HESA XML data entry tool April Y2
Quality rules April Y2
Quality rules web page - FAQ April Y2
Validation overview April Y2
Download validation kit April Y2

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