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KIS record 2016/17 - Coding manual release schedule

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KIS record 2016/17 - Coding manual release schedule

Version 1.0 Produced 2016-01-07

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 2015 Release of known changes, specification of the data to be returned.
February 2016 Release of data collection schedule, supporting documentation and additional guidance.
March 2016 Release of validation kit, quality rules, Unistats documentation and timescales for data collection.
May 2016 Release planned prior to collection opening.
September 2016 onwards Intermittent maintenance releases as required.

Scheduled release of manual documents

Section Document Expected release
Overview Introduction December 2015
Quick start guide December 2015
Coding manual release schedule December 2015
Data specification Coverage of the record December 2015
Data model December 2015
File Structure December 2015
CYY061.xsd December 2015
CYY061DataTypes.xsd December 2015
CYY061CodeLists.xsd December 2015
Further guidance Data requirements for new courses February 2016
Calculations of assessment and learning and teaching methods guidance February 2016
Publication arrangements February 2016
Statement about PSRBs and accreditation for the KIS Technical Guidance February 2016
Year to which fields relate February 2016
Accommodation costs February 2016
Fees and support guidance February 2016
Inclusion of NSS and DLHE data guidance February 2016
Collaborative provision.pdf February 2016
Accreditation information table March 2016
List of KIS Course Aims March 2016
Unistats guidance Unistats related documentation March 2016
Unistats output schema.xsd March 2016
Submission process and quality assurance Data collection schedule February 2016
HESA XML data entry tool April 2016
How to use the HESA XML data entry tool April 2016
Quality rules April 2016
Quality rules web page - FAQ April 2016
Validation overview April 2016
Download validation kit April 2016

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