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Initial Teacher Training 2016/17 - Sex identifier

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Initial Teacher Training 2016/17

Fields required from institutions in England

Sex identifier

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valid entries
Short nameSEXID

This field records the sex of the student.

Applicable toEngland

All students.

Valid entries and labels

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's guidance on monitoring sex and gender

The use of 'other' is more appropriate for people who associate with the terms intersex, androgyne, intergender, ambigender, gender fluid, polygender and gender queer.

Quality rules
Quality rules to follow
Reason required

To monitor equal opportunities issues in the higher education sector and support higher education providers (HEPs) in meeting their obligations under the Equality Act 2010.

Part of
Field length1
Minimum occurrences1
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Element: SEXID
OwnerEquality Challenge Unit (ECU)
Date modified2017-05-09
Change management notesECU contact email address has been updated.

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