Student 2019/20 - FE student marker
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FE student marker
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This field identifies students at HE providers who are studying at FE level or are funded by the ESFA or WG-DfES
|Applicable to||England Wales|
All instances at providers in England and Wales where Instance.REDUCEDI = 00, 01, 03 or 04.
|Valid entries and labels|
For England and Wales, an ESFA/DfES student is defined as a student following a course leading to a general qualification aim at FE level and any other student following a course funded by the ESFA or WG-DfES (and which may be at FE or HE level). Students coded 1, 3 or 4 will be regarded as FE funding council students. Students coded 2 will be assumed to be HE level students, with no ESFA/DfES funding.
For providers in England, only valid entry 2 & 3 should be used.
Valid entry 3 can be used for ESFA/DfE funded Higher Apprenticeships. If a provider believes they have other students in this category contact HESA before coding
Quality rules to follow
|Reason required||To distinguish between FE and HE level of study, and between FE and HE funding, so as to allow separation of HE and FE work and funding in HEPs.|
Data type: FESTUMKCodeContentType
|Change management notes||Valid entry 5 removed as it is no longer required and additional guidance added for providers in England, only valid entry 2 & 3 should be used.|
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