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Qualification element (QE) outcome data standard

Standard identifier: 
ISB-000042
Standard Type: 
Business Data Standards
Version: 
8.00
BDA Version: 
12.00
Status: 
Approved: Recommended
Date of Standard: 
Tuesday, 26 April 2016
Category: 
Courses and qualifications
Target audience: 
Data modellers
ICT procurers
Statisticians
System developers or programmers
Introduction: 

This business data standard (BDS) has been designed to satisfy all Education Skills and Children’s Services (ESCS) business needs to exchange information about qualification element (QE) outcome.

A qualification element outcome describes the data about the outcome of an assessment of a party's ability or potential ability, based upon a series of observations or prescribed rules (inclusive of assessment criteria), that may lead to the award and receipt of a qualification by a learner.

The entity can encompass outcomes of written examination tests, practical work, performance, coursework, skill evaluation, award of result and estimated assessments.

This is version 8.0, it replaces v7.0 of the standard.

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