Early childhood education and care teacher

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Glossary Item
Synonymous names:ECEC teacher
METeOR identifier:493482
Registration status:Early Childhood, Superseded 28/05/2014
Definition:

An early childhood education and care contact worker who has completed at least a three year university qualification in early childhood education and are employed as a teacher.

Qualifications include:

  • Postgraduate degree 
  • Graduate diploma or graduate certificate level
  • Bachelor degree (honours)
  • Bachelor degree pass (4 years or equivalent)
  • Bachelor degree pass (3 years or equivalent).

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

An equivalent four year university qualification includes workers who have been deemed to have the necessary skills and qualifications to be employed as a four year degree equivalent teacher by the jurisdiction.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Early Childhood Data Sub Group (ECDSG)

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

See also Early childhood education and care contact worker Early Childhood, Superseded 28/05/2014

Has been superseded by Qualified early childhood teacher Early Childhood, Superseded 01/06/2015

Metadata items which use this glossary item:

Early Childhood Education and Care: Aggregate NMDS 2013 Early Childhood, Superseded 28/05/2014

Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2013 Early Childhood, Superseded 28/05/2014