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Service provider organisation—service delivery setting, early childhood education and care, code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termService delivery setting (early childhood education and care)
Synonymous names:Help on this termService setting (early childhood education and care)
METeOR identifier:Help on this term436100
Registration status:Help on this termEarly Childhood, Superseded 08/04/2013
Definition:Help on this termThe type of setting in which early childhood education and care service activities are provided by a service provider, as represented by a code.
Data Element Concept:Service provider organisation—service delivery setting

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Centre-based—school
2Centre-based—other
3Home-based—child’s home
4Home-based—other
5General community setting
8Other setting
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

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CODE 1 Centre-based—school

Centre-based—school, refers to child care services or preschool programs delivered on school grounds, using school facilities e.g. a building owned by the school.

CODE 2 Centre-based—other

Centre-based—other, refers to a non-residential building that was purpose-built or renovated for the purpose of delivering early childhood education and care services but is not located on the property of a State, Independent or Catholic school, e.g. child care centre, stand-alone preschool that is not part of a primary school.

CODE 3 Home-based—child’s home

Home-based—child’s home, refers to a private residential dwelling where the child lives.

CODE 4 Home-based—other

Home-based—other, refers to a private residential dwelling where a child care service or preschool program is delivered by someone other than the child’s parents, carers or guardians, e.g. a family day care caregiver’s house.

CODE 5 General community setting

General community setting, refers to a non-residential community infrastructure, facility or building that was not specifically built or developed for the provision of early childhood education and care services and is not part of a State, Independent or Catholic school, e.g. a park, community or scout hall, public library, etc.

CODE 8 Other setting

Other setting, refers to settings not covered by codes 1 to 5, such as mobile services which are attended at a specific location, rather than being delivered in settings such as a child's home.

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Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Service provider organisation—service delivery setting, children's services code N Early Childhood, Superseded 07/06/2011, Community Services (retired), Retired 21/05/2010

Has been superseded by Service provider organisation—service delivery setting, early childhood education and care, code N Early Childhood, Superseded 28/05/2014

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
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Early Childhood Education and Care: Aggregate NMDS 2011 Early Childhood, Superseded 09/03/2012

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Early Childhood Education and Care: Aggregate NMDS 2012 Early Childhood, Superseded 08/04/2013

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Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2011 Early Childhood, Superseded 09/03/2012

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Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2012 Early Childhood, Superseded 08/04/2013

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