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Initial Teacher Training 2016/17 - Disabled Student Allowance

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Initial Teacher Training 2016/17

Fields required from institutions in England

Disabled Student Allowance


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valid entries
Typefield
Short nameDISALL
Description

This field identifies whether the student with a disability is in receipt of Disabled Students' Allowance (DSA) or not.

Applicable toEngland
Coverage

Where available and where Student.DISABLE is between 02 and 96 inclusive.

Valid entries and labels
CodeLabel
4In receipt of Disabled Students' Allowance
5Not in receipt of Disabled Students' Allowance
9Information about Disabled Students' Allowance is not known/not sought
Notes

This field relates solely to Disabled Students' Allowances funded by the Student Loans Company (SLC) or Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS).

If Student.DISABLE is coded 02-96 indicating that the student has a disability, then this field should be coded 4, 5 or 9.

Code 9 should be used for all cases where it is known that the student has a disability, but it is not known whether or not they are in receipt of Disabled Students' Allowance.

Quality rules
Quality rules to follow
Reason required

This field is identical to the Student.DISALL field in the Student record.

To permit disability-based analysis; for monitoring levels and trends in participation by particular groups of people; to monitor take-up of Disabled Students' Allowance as Disabled Students' Allowance is now not means tested; to permit analysis based on type of disability.

Part of
Field length1
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Element: DISALL
OwnerHESA
Version1.0
Date modified2016-05-19
Change management notesThe guidance has been updated to specify that this field relates solely to DSA funded by either the Student Loans Company (SLC) or Student Awards Agency Scotland (SAAS).

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