Approved: Recommended
Target audience: 
Data modellers
ICT procurers
System developers or programmers

This Business Data Standard (BDS) has been designed to satisfy all Education Skills and Children’s Services (ESCS) business needs to exchange information about a learning event.

This standard describes a time period during which knowledge or skill or competence is delivered or received. It also defines which cohort(s) (identified groups of learners) are involved in the learning event.

This is version 3.0, it replaces v2.0 of the standard.

This BDS is intended for use by, for example, ICT procurers, system developers, programmers, data modellers and statisticians.

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