Child—early childhood education program attendance indicator, yes/no code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Early childhood program attendance indicator
Synonymous names:Preschool program attendance indicator
METeOR identifier:602298
Registration status:Early Childhood, Standard 01/06/2015
Definition:

An indicator of whether a child attended an early childhood education program, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Child—early childhood education program attendance 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 attended an early childhood education program for at least one hour during the reference period.

CODE 2 No

Record if the child did not attend an early childhood education program or was absent due to illness or extended holiday leave during 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Has been superseded by Child—early childhood education program attendance indicator, yes/no code N Early Childhood, Standardisation pending 05/08/2020

Supersedes Child—early childhood education program attendance indicator, yes/no code N Early Childhood, Superseded 01/06/2015

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
All attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2015 Early Childhood, Superseded 24/07/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2016 Early Childhood, Superseded 24/07/2018

DSS specific attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2017 Early Childhood, Superseded 24/07/2018

DSS specific attributes +

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

DSS specific attributes +
Implementation in Indicators:Used as numerator
National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 10-Proportion of Indigenous children who are enrolled in (and attending, where possible to measure) a preschool program in the year before formal schooling, 2018 Indigenous, Archived 31/07/2018
National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 10-Proportion of Indigenous children who are enrolled in (and attending, where possible to measure) a preschool program in the year before formal schooling, 2019 Indigenous, Archived 17/11/2019
National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 10-Proportion of Indigenous children who are enrolled in (and attending, where possible to measure) a preschool program in the year before formal schooling, 2020 Indigenous, Endorsed 17/11/2019
National Indigenous Reform Agreement: PI 10–Proportion of Indigenous children who are enrolled in (and attending, where possible to measure) a preschool program in the year before formal schooling Indigenous, Archived 06/06/2017