Religious background (RELIGIOUSBGROUND)
|Part of||Entry Profile (EntryProfile)|
|Description||This field records the religious background that the student was brought up in.|
|Applicable to||Northern Ireland|
|Coverage||All Students at providers in Northern Ireland where EntryProfile.PERMADDCOUNTRY = XG.|
Students should be asked the question about the religion in which they were brought up prior to being asked about their current religion or belief.
This data is required at entry to a student's Engagement and is not required to be maintained throughout a student's Engagement.
|Quality Rules||Quality rules to follow|
|Reason required||DfE (NI) has a requirement under Section 75 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998 to monitor and promote equality of opportunity in relation to services provided to students regardless of whether their religious background is Catholic, Protestant and Other Christian, Other religion or No religion.|
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