Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Value Domain|
|Registration status:||Early Childhood, Standard 07/06/2011|
|Definition:||A code set representing the management arrangement for early childhood education and care services.|
|Maximum character length:||2|
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
Early Childhood Data Sub Group (ECDSG)
|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Supersedes Management type, early childhood education and care code N Early Childhood, Superseded 07/06/2011, Community Services (retired), Standard 21/05/2010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Service provider organisation—management type, early childhood education and care, code N[N] Early Childhood, Superseded 28/05/2014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