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Qualified early childhood teacher

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termGlossary Item
Synonymous names:Help on this termQualified teacher
METeOR identifier:Help on this term602296
Registration status:Help on this termEarly Childhood, Standard 01/06/2015
Definition:Help on this term

An early childhood education and care contact worker who is a degree qualified early childhood teacher who meets the requirements of the National Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education and Care (the National Quality Framework).

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

This includes:

  • A person who holds an approved early childhood teaching qualification, that is, in the list of approved and former approved early childhood teaching qualifications published by the Australian Children's Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA).
  • A person who has ‘equivalent’ early childhood teaching qualifications, as defined by ACECQA.
  • A person who is otherwise deemed to have the necessary skills and qualifications to be employed as an early childhood teacher by the jurisdiction or by ACECQA.

Source and reference attributes

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

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:Help on this term

See also Early childhood education and care contact worker Early Childhood, Standard 01/06/2015

Supersedes Qualified early childhood teacher Early Childhood, Superseded 01/06/2015

Metadata items which use this glossary item:Help on this term

Child—early childhood education program received from a qualified teacher indicator Early Childhood, Standard 01/06/2015

Child—early childhood education program received from a qualified teacher indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described code N Early Childhood, Standard 01/06/2015

Early Childhood Education and Care DSS 2015 Early Childhood, Standard 01/06/2015

Early Childhood Education and Care DSS 2016 Early Childhood, Superseded 24/07/2018

Early Childhood Education and Care DSS 2017 Early Childhood, Superseded 24/07/2018

Early Childhood Education and Care DSS 2018– Early Childhood, Standard 24/07/2018

Early childhood education and care worker cluster Early Childhood, Standard 01/06/2015

Early childhood education and care worker role, code N Early Childhood, Standard 01/06/2015

Early Childhood Education and Care: Aggregate NMDS 2015 Early Childhood, Standard 01/06/2015

Early Childhood Education and Care: Aggregate NMDS 2016 Early Childhood, Superseded 24/07/2018

Early Childhood Education and Care: Aggregate NMDS 2017 Early Childhood, Superseded 24/07/2018

Early Childhood Education and Care: Aggregate NMDS 2018– Early Childhood, Standard 24/07/2018

Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2015 Early Childhood, Superseded 24/07/2018

Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2016 Early Childhood, Superseded 24/07/2018

Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2017 Early Childhood, Superseded 24/07/2018

Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2018– Early Childhood, Standard 24/07/2018

Early childhood education program delivered by a qualified teacher indicator Early Childhood, Standard 01/06/2015

Early childhood education program received from a qualified teacher indicator Early Childhood, Standard 01/06/2015

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

Service provider organisation—early childhood education program delivered by a qualified teacher indicator Early Childhood, Standard 01/06/2015

Service provider organisation—early childhood education program delivered by a qualified teacher indicator, yes/no code N Early Childhood, Standard 01/06/2015

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