Service provider organisation—early childhood education program weekly tuition fee schedule amount, total Australian currency N[NNNNN].NN

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Data Element
Short name:Tuition fee schedule amount (early childhood education and care)
METeOR identifier:602341
Registration status:Early Childhood, Standard 01/06/2015
Definition:

The standard weekly tuition fee schedule amount for an early childhood education program reported by the service, measured in Australian dollars and cents.

Data Element Concept:Service provider organisation—early childhood education program weekly tuition fee schedule amount

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Total
Data type:Currency
Format:N[NNNNN].NN
Maximum character length:8
Unit of measure:Australian currency (AU$)
Unit of measure precision:2

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

This value domain must be expressed to two decimal places. Where there is a dollar value and no cent value, the cents must be expressed as .00 (e.g. 100.00).

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

Exclude:

  • any additional charges, such as levies, meals or separate care services
  • any discounts or fee relief available
  • any voluntary contribution.

If fees are charged on a per day, per term or per year basis, the pro-rata equivalent weekly fee should be derived by taking into account the days per week, weeks per term and/or weeks per year the early childhood education program operates.

Collection methods:

The standard tuition fee schedule amount for an early childhood education program should be collected for each early childhood education program available at the service.

Jurisdictions which adopt a two week reference period are required to derive their data to a representative reference week

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Early Childhood Data Sub Group (ECDSG)

Relational attributes

Related metadata references:

Supersedes Service provider organisation—early childhood education program weekly tuition fee schedule amount, total Australian currency N[NNNNN].NN Early Childhood, Superseded 01/06/2015

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:
All attributes +

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

DSS specific attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Aggregate NMDS 2016 Early Childhood, Superseded 24/07/2018

DSS specific attributes +

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

DSS specific attributes +

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

DSS specific attributes +