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Early childhood education and care worker cluster

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Set Specification
METeOR identifier:Help on this term444715
Registration status:Help on this termEarly Childhood, Superseded 09/03/2012
DSS type:Help on this termData Element Cluster
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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

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termEarly Childhood Data Sub Group (ECDSG)

Relational attributes

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Has been superseded by Early childhood education and care worker cluster Early Childhood, Superseded 08/04/2013

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
All attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Aggregate NMDS 2011 Early Childhood, Superseded 09/03/2012

Parent DSS specific attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2011 Early Childhood, Superseded 09/03/2012

Parent DSS specific attributes +

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Seq No.Help on this termMetadata itemHelp on this term ObligationHelp on this term Max occursHelp on this term
1Person (employed)—paid employment indicator, code NMandatory1
2Person (employed)—type of work activity, early childhood education and care, code NConditional1
3Person (employed)—role of early childhood education and care worker, code NConditional1
4Person (employed)—education field of highest relevant qualification, early childhood education and care, code N[N]Conditional1
5Person (employed)—level of highest qualification in early childhood education and care, code N[N]Conditional1
6Person (employed)—preschool program delivery indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described, code NConditional1
7Person (employed)—hours worked in preschool program delivery, total hours NNNConditional1
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