National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 13-Attendance rates Year 1 to Year 10, 2014
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Indicator|
|Short name:||PI 13-Attendance rates Year 1 to Year 10, 2014|
|Registration status:||Indigenous, Archived 24/11/2014|
|Description:||School attendance rates for students in Years 1 to 10, by Indigenous status.|
|Rationale:||Improvements in attendance rates can lead to improvement in Year 12 attainments.|
|Indicator set:||National Indigenous Reform Agreement (2014) Indigenous, Archived 24/11/2014|
|Outcome area:||Schooling promotes social inclusion and reduces the educational disadvantage of children, especially Indigenous children Indigenous, Archived 01/07/2016|
|Quality statement:||National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 13-Attendance rates Year 1 to Year 10, 2014 QS Indigenous, Archived 17/02/2016|
Collection and usage attributes
|Computation description:||Presentation: Percentage|
|Computation:||100 x (Numerator ÷ Denominator)|
|Numerator:||Aggregate number of actual days in school attendance in the collection period, for children in Years 1–10 (children enrolled full-time only).|
|Numerator data elements:|
|Denominator:||Aggregate number of possible days for school attendance in the collection period, for children in Years 1–10 (children enrolled full-time only).|
|Denominator data elements:|
Available disaggregation: Year level (Years 1-10 individually – not able to be aggregated) by School sector (government, Catholic, independent individually – not able to be aggregated) by:
|Disaggregation data elements:|
Most recent data available for 2014 CRC report: 2012.
At this stage, data are not available by geo-location. Attendance data are not currently collected uniformly across jurisdictions and cannot be aggregated from school sector data.
Data may not be comparable across states and territories, or across school sectors, due to differences in collection and reporting processes.
Baseline year for NIRA target (Halve the gap in Year 12 or equivalent attainment rates by 2020) is 2008; baseline year for this indicator is 2008; target year is 2020.
|Unit of measure:||Person|
Indicator conceptual framework
|Framework and dimensions:||Socioeconomic Factors|
Data source attributes
|Organisation responsible for providing data:|
Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA).
|Further data development / collection required:|
The current structure of the data collection does not include collection of data at the geo-location level.
Further improvements are required to provide comparable data across school sectors and states/territories. Attendance rates for the total of all schools are required (data on government, catholic and independent school sectors cannot currently be aggregated).
Source and reference attributes
|Steward:||National Indigenous Reform Agreement Performance Information Management Group|
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 13-Attendance rates Year 1 to Year 10, 2013 Indigenous, Archived 13/12/2013
Has been superseded by National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 13-Attendance rates Year 1 to Year 10, 2015 Indigenous, Archived 18/11/2015