Early childhood education and care management type code N[N]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Value Domain
METeOR identifier:436084
Registration status:Early Childhood, Standard 07/06/2011
Definition:A code set representing the management arrangement for early childhood education and care services.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N[N]
Maximum character length:2
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Private not for profit - community managed
2Private not for profit - other organisations
3State and territory and local government managed
4Private for profit
5State and territory government schools
6Independent schools
7Catholic schools
8Other
Supplementary values:
99Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

CODE 1 Private not for profit - community managed

Includes services that are managed by organisations based in the community through a membership made up of community members (e.g. the parents). The membership elects a management committee and the committee is accountable to the membership. No profit is distributed to the management committee or the members, any surplus funds are redirected to the service.

CODE 2 Private not for profit - other organisations

Include services that are managed by non-profit organisations such as charity organisations, consortium of charity organisations and church groups. Excludes Independent and Catholic schools which should be recorded at CODES 6 and 7.

CODE 3 State and territory and local government managed

Include services that are managed by the state, territory or local government. Excludes state and territory government schools which should be recorded at Code 5.

CODE 4 Private for profit

Includes for-profit services provided or managed by a company or private individual.

CODE 5 State and territory government schools

Schools that are funded and managed by the respective state government.

CODE 6 Independent schools

Includes non-government schools that are governed, managed and accountable at the level of the individual school and are not affiliated with the diocesan Catholic Department of Education.

CODE 7 Catholic schools

Schools affiliated with the diocesan Catholic Department of Education. Catholic schools, as with other classes of non-government schools, receive funding from the Commonwealth Government.

CODE 8 Other (e.g. employer sponsored services).

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:

Early Childhood Data Sub Group (ECDSG)

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Management type, early childhood education and care code N Early Childhood, Superseded 07/06/2011, Community Services (retired), Standard 21/05/2010

Data elements implementing this value domain:

Service provider organisation—management type, early childhood education and care, code N[N] Early Childhood, Superseded 28/05/2014

Service provider organisation—management type, early childhood education and care, code N[N] Early Childhood, Superseded 01/06/2015

Service provider organisation—management type, early childhood education and care, code N[N] Early Childhood, Standard 01/06/2015