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Language side note

Standard identifier: 
ISB-000320
Standard Type: 
Guidance Documents
Version: 
1.00
Status: 
Approved: Recommended
Date of Standard: 
Thursday, 14 May 2015
Category: 
Party (including organisation and person)
Target audience: 
Data modellers
ICT procurers
Statisticians
System developers or programmers
Introduction: 

This Side Note provides guidance to assist implementers planning to use ISB data standards for recording a person’s language(s) and any assessment of language proficiency that may be made on a person. It describes:

  • The relevant ISB BDSs and how they meet the business needs
  • Planning for use of the standards
  • Implementing the standards within systems
  • Exchanging data according to the data standards
  • Some potential implementation issues and how to manage them

The ISB standards are capable of handling any Language data no matter how complex. This document gives guidance on how to apply the standards to handle any situation.

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