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03 December 2021 13:33
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Ruth Canham-James commented, 03 December 2021 13:33
In my experience, asking a student to correctly assess whether their own level 3 qualifications are full or not, does not go well. We ask students to pick the level, but also free type the highest ...
Ruth Canham-James commented, 03 December 2021 13:30
Martin Locock I don't think that's required unless the open DAS record is causing a clash because they want to progress. The Completion in the ILR should still shut it down eventually.
Ruth Canham-James commented, 02 December 2021 10:18
Martin's answer is right, but it doesn't help if you don’t know precisely what aims they achieved if they’re not in the PLR.
I asked the Service Desk about this, as one qualification can sometimes...
Ruth Canham-James commented, 02 December 2021 10:12
We are not obliged to see ID for funding purposes full stop. It's definitely good practice, and can be required by Awarding Organisations. Students can self declare residency and that is acceptable...
Ruth Canham-James commented, 02 December 2021 10:08
The name needs to match what the student wants it to be. We are not obliged to see ID (though it's good practice), and in the UK, the definition of "legal name", is basically the one you use. It do...
Ruth Canham-James commented, 01 December 2021 13:52
I'm not sure I agree, it depends what definition of "pathway" you use. Those PSM instructions were specifically for framework pathway changes. Since we don't record a pathway in the ILR for Standar...
Ruth Canham-James commented, 26 November 2021 14:56
The ILR spec does say for Length of Unemployment (LOU);
This must be completed on all records where the Employment status is recorded as code 11, Not in paid employment and looking for work.
Ruth Canham-James commented, 23 November 2021 13:45
Clare Hancock regarding this question;
I have a learner who is enrolled on FS English Level 2 06/09/21 to 08/07/2022 (withdrew 28/09/2021), withdrew off all aims on this date too. Has a grade for...
Ruth Canham-James commented, 17 November 2021 17:12
It took me a while to understand how to get the VYED ones, but I definitely recommend looking at them. Go to VYED > Data Quality Assurance > Dashboard > Provider Level Information (tab at the botto...
Ruth Canham-James commented, 17 November 2021 16:38
There used to be an FRM report that looked for overlapping enrolments between providers, but they scrapped that. I actually found it useful, but I think it was causing problems. I don't remember on...