These data items are used in conjunction with each other to describe the workers employed in early childhood education and care services.
The following diagram shows the sequencing of the data items for workers for data collection purposes, it is not outlining the sequencing for derivation purposes. The sequencing of the data items will capture information for:
the main type of work activity and main role for paid workers during the reference period;
the field and level of highest qualification relevant to ECEC for paid contact workers during the reference period; and
the number of hours worked in the delivery of a preschool program for paid contact workers who delivered a preschool program during the reference period.
Early childhood education and care teacher diagram