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Student 2021/22 - FE student marker

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Student 2021/22

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FE student marker

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valid entries
Short nameFESTUMK

This field identifies students at HE providers who are funded by the ESFA or WG-DfES

Applicable toEngland Wales

All instances at providers in England and Wales where Instance.REDUCEDI = 00, 01, 03 or 04.

Valid entries and labels
2The student is not an ESFA/WG-DfES funded learner
3The student is an ESFA/WG-DfES funded learner

For England and Wales, an ESFA/WG-DfES student is defined as a student following a course funded by the ESFA or WG-DfES (at HE level). Students coded 3 will be regarded as FE funding council students funded by the relevant FE funding body. Students coded 2 will be assumed to be HE level students with no ESFA/WG-DfES funding.

Valid entry 3 can be used for ESFA/WG-DfES funded Higher Apprenticeships or Personal Learning Account (PLA) funded provision at FE colleges in Wales. If a provider believes they have other students in this category contact HESA before coding.

Quality rules
Quality rules to follow
Reason required To distinguish between FE and HE funding, so as to allow separation of HE and FE work and funding in HEPs.
Part of
Field length1
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Element: FESTUMK
Date modified2021-09-10
Change management notesThe description, reason required, guidance and valid entry labels have been updated to remove references to FE level data as it is no longer collected.

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