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Student 2020/21 - British Sign Language user

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Student 2020/21

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British Sign Language user

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Short nameBSLUSER

This field records where the student is a British Sign Language user

Applicable toScotland

All Students at providers in Scotland where EntryProfile.DOMICILE = XF, XG, XH, XI, XK, XL, GG, JE, IM where applicable

Valid entries and labels
01Student is a British Sign Language user
99Not available

The Scottish Government have defined a British Sign Language user as a deaf and/or deafblind person (someone who receives the language in a tactile form due to sight loss) whose first or preferred language is British Sign Language.

Returning 01 in this field indicates the student is a British Sign Language user by the above definition.

If the student is not a British Sign Language user, this field should not be returned.

99 is returned where the data is not known by the provider.

If this data changes during a student’s Instance, this field should be updated.

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Reason required To monitor the number of users of British Sign Language at Scottish providers to aid the Scottish Government's policy regarding improving the experience of BSL users in Scotland.
Part of
Field length2
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Element: BSLUSER
OwnerScottish Funding Council (SFC)
Date modified2020-07-30
Change management notesNew field created in order to record the number of BSL users in Higher Education to support the British Sign Language National Plan.

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