Child—preschool program enrolment indicator, yes/no code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Preschool program enrolment indicator
METeOR identifier:506727
Registration status:Early Childhood, Superseded 28/05/2014
Community Services (retired), Standard 19/09/2013
Definition:

An indicator of whether the child was enrolled in a preschool program, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Child—preschool program enrolment indicator

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Boolean
Format:N
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Yes
2No

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

CODE 1 Yes

Record if the child has been offered a place and has formally enrolled or registered in a preschool program, and:

  • has attended a preschool program for at least one hour during the reference period OR
  • was absent during the reference period due to illness or extended holiday leave but was expected to return

CODE 2 No

Record if the child:

  • has been offered a place but has not formally enrolled or registered in a preschool program OR
  • was not enrolled (i.e. has not been offered a place and formally enrolled or registered) in a preschool program OR
  • was absent during the reference period and not expected to return to the preschool program OR
  • has left the service (e.g. has ceased education or changed services), or has been absent without explanation for four continuous weeks (excluding school vacations) prior to the reference period.

Source and reference attributes

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

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Has been superseded by Child—early childhood education program enrolment indicator, yes/no code N Early Childhood, Superseded 01/06/2015

Supersedes Child—preschool program enrolment indicator, yes/no code N Early Childhood, Superseded 08/04/2013

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:

Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2013 Early Childhood, Superseded 28/05/2014

DSS specific attributes +