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School Workforce Census

School Workforce Census 2017 – Thursday 2nd November 2017

Useful Documentation:-


Preparing for the School Workforce Census 2017 Return

Producing the School Workforce Census 2017 Return

School Workforce Census Validation Errors and Resolutions

School Workforce Census 2017 Overview

Errors and resolutions

Capita have produced a help guide which addresses a variety of errors…should you encounter any.  These errors are listed by their error code in the document attached and correspond with the ones shown in SIMS in the errors and queries section of your return. Click here to see the document.

Updates/Changes to this year’s Census

The School Workforce Census 2017 Return includes the following changes:

Key Dates for the School Workforce Census 2017

Census date: 02/11/2017

Absence collected from 01/09/2016 to 31/08/2017

Continuous contracts collected from 01/09/2016 to 02/11/2017.

Qualification Subject Codes

Tools | Lookups | Maintain Focus | Person | Staff

The Staff Qualification Subject lookup has been updated to reflect the change in the Joint Academic Coding System (JACS) codes. JACS code 2.0 has been superseded by JACS code 3.0.

The updated subjects are available for selection from the First Subject, Qualified and Second Subject, Qualified drop-down lists via the Qualifications table on the Professional Details tab.