Student Alternative 2020/21 - Access and participation spending commitment
Student Alternative 2020/21
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Access and participation spending commitment
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This field indicates that the financial support being returned is part of the commitments detailed in the provider’s access and participation Plan.
All FinancialSupport entities at providers in England registered with the Office for Students in the ‘Approved (fee cap)’ category with an approved Access and Participation plan where applicable.
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This field is only applicable to providers registered with the Office for Students in the ‘Approved (fee cap)’ category.
HE providers registered with the OfS that want to charge fees above the basic fee level are required to have an access and participation plan approved by the Director for Fair Access and Participation. Within the plans, HE providers commit to spending a proportion of their higher fee income on strategic measures put in place to address any gaps in outcomes they identify for particular student groups.
Returning 01 in this field indicates that the financial support being recorded in this entity has been provided as part of this access and participation plan.
Quality rules relating to this entity are displayed here.
|Reason required||To allow the OfS and providers to analyse the effectiveness of the support provided through access and participation plans in relation to student outcomes. To allow the OfS and providers to understand which level and type of support is most effective.|
Data type: APPSPENDCodeContentType
|Owner||Office for Students|
|Change management notes||New field created in order to monitor the support provided to students as part of Access and Participation plans to allow the OfS and providers to determine what levels of support, provided to different student groups, may be most effective in improving student outcomes and under what circumstance.|
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