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Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015

Section 80: Destinations

384.This section inserts a new section 49B into the Further and Higher Education Act 1992. Subsection (1) of the new section enables the Secretary of State to share “destination information” with further education institutions in England. Subsection (2) of the new section enables the Welsh Ministers to share such information with further education institutions in Wales. “Destination information”, in relation to further education institutions, means information relating to their former students, including information on activities of the students once they have left the institution (subsection (3) of the new section). Regulations will prescribe what those activities are. Under subsection (5) of the new section, destination information that is shared under the new section is not generally to be published in a form which identifies the individual to whom it relates.

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