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Student record - Data Futures

Overview

  • Introduction - Background information relating to the collection.
  • Data protection guidance - Information about how Data Protection legislation affects the processing of data by HESA.

Data specification

  • Coverage of the record - The criteria for the return of data in the record.
  • Physical data model - Describes the data items included in the record and the relationships between them.
  • Data dictionary - Directory of all data items collected, displayed by entity.
  • XSD - Schema for the structure of the XML file.

Data specification guidance

  • Areas for consideration - A list of the areas in the data model that are currently under review and are therefore subject to change.
  • Backward mapping - A mapping from the data futures specification to existing fields in the current student returns.
  • DfE Programmes - Guidance and scenarios on the return of key fields for DfE programmes.
  • Dormancy - Guidance and scenarios on the return of dormant students.
  • Engagement - Guidance and scenarios on the return of engagements.
  • Full Time Equivalence - Guidance and scenarios on the return of full time equivalence.
  • Venue and StudyLocation Guidance and scenarios on the return of venues and study locations.
  • Understanding the data model - Guidance on viewing the data model including types of entity relationships.

Draft specifications

  • Draft coding frames - A preview of the coding frames that are currently being specified for the HESA Data Platform.
  • Draft derived fields - A preview of the derived fields that are currently being specified for the HESA Data Platform.
  • Draft quality rules - A preview of the quality rules that are currently being specified for the HESA Data Platform.
  • Draft list of redundant validation requirements - A list of the validation requirements from the Student and Student Alternative collections that will not transcend into Data Futures.


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