​​Unlock the Mobility of  Education Data with PESC Approved Standards

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PESC APPROVED STANDARD | Common XML Credential for Certificates, Degrees & Diplomas

​​PESC APPROVED STANDARDS


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>> PESC APPROVED STANDARDS <<

(Files download in zip format)​

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 ALL PESC APPROVED STANDARDS INCLUDE:


XML schema that outline data file design & structure

Implementation Guides that help explain & describe   adoption & use

Instance Documents that display examples based on   sample data



Dependent on when developed & when released, each PESC APPROVED STANDARD is based on specific versions of:


Academic Record Sector

Core Main Components

    (both explicitly included for each zip download) 

PESC's XML Technical Specification



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PESC TECHNOLOGY


>> COMMUNITY SOURCED.  OPEN DATA STANDARDS. <<


PESC TECHNOLOGY and PESC APPROVED STANDARDS are community-sourced and driven by PESC serving as an incubator to pilot and launch data standards using an open, transparent and collaborative process; and serving as an open data standards-development and open data standards-setting body governing resource mapping and maintenance of education eco-system taxonomies, schemas and shared code sets in various technologies (EDI, XML, PDFxml, JSON) produced as PESC APPROVED STANDARDS.  PESC APPROVED STANDARDS are platform and application neutral; adopted and integrated in systems, networks, applications, products and services; support a transaction or business process, and; can be implemented or used one independently from another.​​​​


​​​​OVERVIEW


>> PESC APPROVED STANDARDS << 

are available openly and free of charge, for the education, teaching and learning communities, a cornerstone principle of PESC, its Mission and Membership.


>> PESC APPROVED STANDARDS <<

are workgroup developed, approved, ratified, and maintained through a transparent, open, rigorous community-based collaborative process, including a formal public notification when development initiates & a formal public comment period before approval all governed by PESC Members.  


>> PESC APPROVED STANDARDS <<

are platform and application neutral; used, implemented, adopted and integrated in systems, networks, applications, products and services; support a transaction or business process, and; can be implemented or used one independently from another.​​​

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CURRENT VERSIONS AND RELEASES


>> UNLOCKING THE MOBILITY OF STUDENT DATA WITH PESC APPROVED STANDARDS. <<


This table details all
PESC APPROVED STANDARDS and their corresponding versions.  To ensure that all the correct and accurate information is made available to the PESC Membership and public, downloading any PESC APPROVED STANDARD will automatically include all corresponding versions and information respective to that PESC APPROVED STANDARD.


NOTE:  The Academic Record is an XML schema that contains a dictionary of element type definitions that can be used to construct and validate XML messages. The library contains element types that are specific to information about a student's academic experience and accomplishments.  Core Main is also an XML schema that contains a dictionary of common element type definitions that can be used to construct and validate XML messages.



PESC APPROVED STANDARD

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VERSION

 Academic College Transcript 1.0 - 1.7
 Academic ePortfolio 1.0
 Academic High School Transcript 1.0 - 1.6
 Academic Record 1.0 - 1.11
 Admissions Application 1.0 - 1.4
 Common Credential                  NEW 1.0
 Core Main 1.0 - 1.18
 Data Transport 1.0, 2.0
 EDI
 Education Course Inventory 1.0
 Education Test Score Reporting 1.0 - 1.1
 Functional Acknowledgment 1.0 - 1.2
 PDFxml Attachment 1.0
 Request - Response 1.0
 Student Aid
 -- CRC 1.2 - 1.4
 -- Online Loan Counseling 1.0 -1.2
 -- Student Loan Detail Portfolio 1.0. 2.0