Steveh

MIS and Funding specialist with over 20 years of experience! Remembers submitting funding returns on floppy disks through the post...

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Steveh commented,

Provided there are Good Educational Reasons for the ...

Provided there are Good Educational Reasons for the individual in question, there are no explicit rules against doing this.

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Steveh commented,

Yeah, any withdrawal that doesn't reach the qualifyi...

Yeah, any withdrawal that doesn't reach the qualifying period is excluded from the QAR anyway, so makes no odds to the QAR if you include the non-start or not. Personally I wouldn't.

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Steveh commented,

Last exam I'd have thought? Just like it would be fo...

Last exam I'd have thought? Just like it would be for an FE classroom qual? Only possible complication would be if she failed and had to resit!

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Steveh commented,

No, being a UK citizen and having ILR are two differ...

No, being a UK citizen and having ILR are two different things. Non-UK family members who do not themselves have one of the para 41 statuses need three years. I don't like it, but it's the rule.  T...

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Steveh commented,

If it's an error, then you should correct it. NB if...

If it's an error, then you should correct it. NB if the start date is within 20/21 then you can just correct it and the funding will sort itself out in R14, if it's before 01/08/2020 you'll have to...

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Steveh commented,

Hi Gary A couple of people have mentioned it on the...

Hi Gary A couple of people have mentioned it on the CMIS mailing list, but mine looks fine... I wonder if it's a volume thing, I've only got a couple of hundred rows...

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Steveh commented,

Ooh, good point! I think I'd leave the actual per w...

Ooh, good point! I think I'd leave the actual per week and then just annotate the PDSAT. Remember nothing in PDSAT is a definite error, otherwise it would be a rule violation, they're all Are You S...

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Steveh commented,

Just because I'm about to send this thread to someon...

Just because I'm about to send this thread to someone, worth pointing out that, since they updated FIS, you only have to put the server name in the box, not all the other stuff

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Steveh commented,

I mean, nothing more than perhaps a bit of narrative...

I mean, nothing more than perhaps a bit of narrative? Feels like a whole pile of GDPR reasons why we *shouldn't* put more than "is off long-term sick" but absolutely not actual medical records or a...

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Steveh commented,

There is no requirement to collect the contribution,...

There is no requirement to collect the contribution, up to the provider. Particularly if you've only got one or two out of whole cohorts, not going to be worth the hassle!