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Engagement (Engagement)

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Key Value
Name Engagement
Short Name Engagement
Version 1.7.0
Description The Engagement records a student's commitment to an educational aim, and its realisation over time.
Uniquely Identified by

Each Engagement (Engagement) is uniquely identified by:

Applicable to England Northern Ireland Scotland Wales
Coverage All Students

One Engagement is required to be returned for each commitment a student has towards an educational aim.

If a student studies for multiple qualifications or credit with a provider, they may have more than one Engagement, either concurrently or consecutively.

In general, a Student will have more than one Engagement where they have more than one distinct educational aim.

For guidance on when Engagements should be created or closed, please see the Further guidance on returning Engagements document.

Quality Rules Quality rules to follow
Reason Required To record details of a student's commitment to an educational aim, to record where students have multiple commitments.
Minimum Occurrences 1
Maximum Occurrences unbounded
Field Field Length Optional?
Engagement number (NUMHUS) 50 No
School direct employing school (EMPLOYINGSCHOOL) 6 Yes
Engagement start date (ENGSTARTDATE) 10 No
ITT entry route (ENTRYRTE) 2 Yes
Expected end date (EXPECTEDENDDATE) 10 Yes
Fee eligibility (FEEELIG) 2 Yes
Fee status (FEESTATUS) 2 Yes
Incoming exchange (INCOMINGEXCHANGE) 2 Yes
Lead school (LEADSCHOOL) 6 Yes
NHS employer (NHSEMP) 5 Yes
Own Engagement identifier (OWNENGID) 50 Yes
Qualified teacher status (QTS) 2 Yes
Research council student (RCSTDNT) 4 Yes
Research council student identifier (RCSTDID) 8 Yes
Study intention (STUDYINTENTION) 5 Yes
Teacher reference number (TRN) 9 Yes
Parent Entity Student (Student)
Child Entities
Revision History
Coding Manual Version Element Version Notes
1.3.0 1.0.1 Further guidance document updated to confirm that Engagements can be dormant for more than two years where there is evidence that the student intends to return.

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