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Alternative provider student record 2016/17 - Coding manual release schedule

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Alternative provider student record 2016/17 - Coding manual release schedule

Version 1.0 Produced 2016-09-01

This document outlines the planned dates for the first release of the coding manual documents. These documents may subsequently be updated in the future releases.

Scheduled releases of coding manual

Release Description
March 2016 Known changes
September 2016 Release of field information, schemas and supporting documents, including the data collection schedule
January 2017 Release of initial quality rules and a validation kit to support testing of data against them
February and March 2017 Incremental release of quality rules and validation kit support as they are developed and updated for the current collection
April 2017 First release of derived field specifications
May 2017 Incremental release of quality rules and validation kit support as they are developed and updated for the current collection
June 2017 Release of data collection documents, downloadable file formats
July 2017 Incremental release of quality rules and validation kit support as they are developed and updated for the current collection
August 2017 Maintenance release

Scheduled releases of coding manual documents

Section Document Released
     
First release of documentation highlighting any major changes over previous collection. March 2016
     
Overview Data protection guidance March 2016
     
Specification Coverage of the record September 2016
  Data model September 2016
  Data items September 2016
  File structure September 2016
     
  CYY054.xsd  September 2016
  CYY054DataTypes.xsd September 2016
  CYY054CodeLists.xsd September 2016
  Derived field specifications April 2017
     
Specification of the UCAS data for HESA transaction The UCAS data for HESA (*J) transaction September 2016
  Specification of the UCAS data for HESA (*J) September 2016
     
Further guidance Understanding student continuity and the UHN link September 2016
     
Submission process and quality assurance Data collection schedule September 2016
  File structures for downloadable files June 2017
  Validation overview September 2016
  Quality rules January - July 2017
  Download validation kit January 2017
  Amalgamation tool September 2016
  Submit data to HESA September 2016
  Help with the data collection system September 2016
  Fixed database facility June 2017

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