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Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education record 2016/17

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Revision history

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

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Version 1.9 (2018-02-09)

Element Element version Notes
Credibility reporting definitions 1.0 This document has been added under the 'Submission process and quality assurance' section of the manual, describing the tables in the Credibility reports produced during submission.
Credibility report mapping document 1.0 First issue of this document for 2016/17 under the 'Submission process and quality assurance' section.

Version 1.8 (2018-02-01)

Element Element version Notes
Central coding of SIC 1.0 Release of the central coding of SIC process under 'Futher guidance' section.
Derived field specifications n/a First release of the derived field specifications for this collection, added under the 'Data specification' section.
File structures for downloadable files - Data supply 1.0 First issue of this document, linked from 'File structures for downloadable files' under 'Submission process and quality assurance'.
File structure for downloadable files - Data supply SIC 1.0 First issue of this document, linked from 'File structures for downloadable files' under 'Submission process and quality assurance'.
File structures for downloadable files - DLHE match report 1.0 First issue of this document, linked from 'File structures for downloadable files' under 'Submission process and quality assurance'.
File structures for downloadable files - Unistats DLHE 1.0 First issue of this document, linked from 'File structures for downloadable files' under 'Submission process and quality assurance'.
Fixed database facility n/a A link to the Fixed database facility has been added under the 'Submission process and quality assurance' section of the coding manual.

Version 1.7 (2017-11-03)

Element Element version Notes
Questionnaires 1.2 Questionnaires have been re-published for the January 2018 survey. The following corrections have been made to the Questionnaires: Question 14 has been marked as core and Question 15 'Go to' option has been changed to Q17.

Version 1.6 (2017-10-26)

Element Element version Notes
Employment.NHSORG 1.1 'To be asked of a third party' is now required for this field.
Download validation kit N/A The revised version of the downloadable validation kit has been included under the 'Submission process and quality assurance' section. This allows data to be tested against quality rules during preparation, prior to submission.
File structures for downloadable files - Unistats 1.2 A link to the 2016/17 Student record Unistats has been added to the File structures for downloadable files.
How to use the HESA XML data entry tool 1.0 This document has been added under the 'Submission process and quality assurance' section of the coding manual, describing the XML data entry tool and how to use it.
HESA XML data entry tool N/A This program has been added under the 'Submission process and quality assurance' section of the coding manual, in order to produce XML data in the format required for submission. It takes the data entered into it, validates it against the schema structure, and outputs a valid XML file for submission.
Quality rules N/A The quality rules web page, describing the validation which enforces the quality of the submitted data, has been added under the 'Submission process and quality assurance' section of the coding manual.

Version 1.5 (2017-09-13)

Element Element version Notes
DLHE survey population file N/A A link to the DLHE survey population file has been added to the File structures for downloadable files, under the 'Submission process and quality assurance' section of the coding manual.
Questionnaires 1.1 Release of the Questionnaires for the January 2018 survey in English and Welsh, added under the 'Information specific to the collection' section of the coding manual. Print ready artwork questionnaires for commercial printing have also been included.
Text for covering letters and emails 1.1 Release of the Text for covering letters and emails for the January 2018 survey in English and Welsh, added under the 'Information specific to the collection' section of the coding manual.

Version 1.4 (2017-04-28)

Element Element version Notes
Online DLHE file layout 1.1 Document has been updated to include the additional fileds for the telephone survey output file.

Version 1.3 (2017-03-02)

Element Element version Notes
All documentation n/a First release of full documentation.
Data collection schedule 1.0 The Data collection schedule has been released under the 'Overview' section, detailing the key dates for the C16018 collection.
Questionnaires - April version 1.0 Release of the Questionnaires for the April 2017 survey in English and Welsh, added under the 'Information specific to the collection' section of the coding manual. Print ready artwork questionnaires for commercial printing have also been included.
Text for covering letters and emails - April versions 1.0 Release of the Text for covering letters and emails for the April 2017 survey in English and Welsh, added under the 'Information specific to the collection' section of the coding manual.
Logo for the DLHE survey 1.0 Release of the Survey logo in English and Welsh, added under the 'Information specific to the collection' section of the coding manual. The English and Welsh corporate identity guidelines document has been updated to include the new HESA logo.
Data items required for valid response 1.0 The table has been updated to accommodate changes to TYPEQUAL as this data field is required for a valid response.

Version 1.2 (2017-01-08)

Element Element version Notes
All data items n/a The question numbers which relate to data items have been reconciled throughout the manual due to Q14. NHSORG being added as per the 'Notification of changes for 2016/17' documentation
Employment.NHSORG 1.0 The NHS employment marker question has been added to C16018 as per the 2016/17 Notification of changes.
Study.COURSENAME 1.0 The question relating to this field now includes the census date.
Study.TYPEQUAL 1.0 Minimum occurrences has been changed to 1. Valid entry 03 label has been changed to include PGDE to represent Scottish teaching qualifications.
Study.JACS 1.0 Addition of valid entries A000, B000, C000, D000, F000, H000, J000, K000, L000, M000, N000, P000, Q000, R000, T000, V000, W000, X000, and Y000. These default codes have been added to assist HE providers in the return of subject information and to align with the HESA Student record.

Version 1.1 (2016-12-01)

Element Element version Notes
Online DLHE file layout 1.0 First issue of this document for 2016/17, linked from 'File structures for downloadable files' under 'Submission process and quality assurance'. The output table has been updated to re-add the NHS employment marker question as Q14. As a result of this change all subsequest questions have been re-numbered.

Version 1.0 (2016-10-25)

Publication of known changes for the 2016/17 DLHE record. For more detail, please see the Notification of changes for 2016/17.


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