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Student 2017/18 - Gender identity

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Student 2017/18

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Gender identity


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Typefield
Short nameGENDERID
Description

This field records the gender identity of the student. Students should, according to their own self-assessment, indicate if their gender identity is the same as the gender originally assigned to them at birth.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales
Coverage

All students (optional)

Valid entries and labels
CodeLabel
01Yes
02No
98Information refused
Notes

Gender identity is recorded on the basis of the student's own self-assessment.

The Equality Challenge Unit (ECU) suggested question: Is your gender identity the same as the gender you were originally assigned at birth?

The 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].

When collecting this data, providers can choose to use the answer option Code 98 'Prefer not to say' which can be mapped to 'Information Refused'.

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Part of
Field length2
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Element: GENDERID
OwnerEquality Challenge Unit (ECU)
Version1.0

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