Early childhood education and care field of qualification code N[N]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Value Domain
METeOR identifier:473404
Registration status:Early Childhood, Standard 09/03/2012
Definition:A code set representing early childhood education and care related field of qualification.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N[N]
Maximum character length:2
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Teaching (early childhood related)
2Teaching (primary)
3Teaching (other)
8Other early childhood related
Supplementary values:
97Not applicable (No qualification/No ECEC related qualification)
99Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

Permissible values

The value domain uses the Field of Education classification of Australian Standard Classification of Education (ASCED). This is a three-level hierarchical Classification specifying broad, narrow and detailed fields of study.

CODE 1 Teaching (early childhood related)-ASCED 070101

CODE 2 Teaching (primary)-ASCED 070103

CODE 3 Teaching (other)-ASCED 070105-070199
This field includes special education, and teaching English as a second language.

CODE 8 Other early childhood related
This includes other early education and care related fields not classifiable in any of the above categories.

Supplementary values

CODE 97 Not applicable

Use this code when there is no qualification or no ECEC related qualification.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Early Childhood Data Sub Group (ECDSG)
Origin:

Australian Bureau of Statistics 2001. Australian Standard Classification of Education (ASCED) Cat. No. 1272.0. Canberra: ABS.

Reference through http://www.abs.gov.au/Ausstats/abs@.nsf/StatsLibrary

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Early childhood education and care field of qualification code N[N] Early Childhood, Superseded 09/03/2012

Data elements implementing this value domain:

Person (employed)—education field of highest relevant qualification, in early childhood education and care, code N[N] Early Childhood, Superseded 01/06/2015

Person (employed)—education field of highest relevant qualification, in early childhood education and care, code N[N] Early Childhood, Standard 01/06/2015

Person (employed)—education field of highest relevant qualification, in early childhood education and care, code N[N] Early Childhood, Standardisation pending 05/08/2020

Person (employed)—education field of highest relevant qualification, in early childhood education and care, code N[N] Early Childhood, Standardisation pending 31/07/2020