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Student record 2019/20 - Coding manual release schedule

Version 1.0 Produced 2019-05-20

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 2019 Known changes
May 2019 Release of field information, schemas and supporting documents
August 2019 Release of a schema-only validation kit to support testing of data for structural integrity
August 2019 Release of rolled-on quality rules (the same as the previous collection) and a validation kit update to support testing of data against them
August 2019 - March 2020 Incremental release of quality rules and validation kit support as they are developed and updated for the current collection
April 2020 Derived field specifications, downloadable file formats, and the first release of credibility reports
June 2020 Release of data collection documents, release of additional credibility reports
July 2020 Release of final credibility reports
August 2020 Maintenance release

Scheduled releases of coding manual documents

Section Document Released
First release of documentation highlighting any major changes over previous collection. March 2019
Overview Introduction May 2019
  Data collection schedule May 2019
  Data protection guidance March 2019
Specification Coverage of the record May 2019
  Reduced returns May 2019
  Data model May 2019
  Data items May 2019
  File structure May 2019
  CYY051.xsd  May 2019
  CYY051DataTypes.xsd May 2019
  CYY051CodeLists.xsd May 2019
  Derived field specifications May 2019
Further guidance Understanding student continuity and the UHN link September 2019
  Further guidance about returning DfE programmes (excluding EYITT) September 2019
  Further guidance about returning Early Years Initial Teacher Training (EYITT) programmes September 2019
  Further guidance on collaborative supervision arrangements September 2019
  Further guidance on Apprenticeship students May 2019
UCAS data for HESA transaction The UCAS data for HESA (*J) transaction January 2020
  Specification of the UCAS data for HESA (*J) January 2020
Submission process and quality assurance Amalgamation tool January 2020
  Submit data to HESA August 2019
  Help with the data collection system August 2019
  File structures for downloadable files From May 2019
  Understanding the NSS reports June 2019
  Validation overview May 2019
  Download validation kit August 2019
  Quality rules August 2019 - July 2020
  Fixed database facility June 2020

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