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Initial Teacher Training record 2019/20


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Data specification

  • Coverage of the record - The criteria for the return of data in the record
  • Data model - Describes the entities included in the record and the relationship between them
  • Data items - Directory of all data items collected, and the guidance surrounding them. Displayed by entity, and sortable for ease of searching
  • File structure - Describes the physical structure of the record
  • C19053.xsd - Schema for the structure of the XML file
  • C19053DataTypes.xsd - Schema for the data types used in the XML file
  • C19053CodeLists.xsd - Schema for the valid codes for use in the XML file

Submission process and quality assurance

  • File structures for downloadable files - Contains details of the format and content of the downloadable files produced during data collection
  • Validation overview - A document describing validation checks and the various stages when checks are made
  • Quality rules - Validation which enforces the quality of the submitted data
  • Download validation kit - Contains downloadable validation kit and related help pages. The validation kit allows quality rules to be run locally during data preparation
  • Submit data to HESA - Opening page to login to or register for a user account to access the HESA data collection system

Further guidance

UCAS and UCAS Teacher Training transactions


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