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

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termEarly childhood program attendance indicator
Synonymous names:Help on this termPreschool program attendance indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term731206
Registration status:Help on this termEarly Childhood, Standardisation pending 31/07/2020
Definition:Help on this term

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

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Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termBoolean
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 1 Yes

Record if the child attended an early childhood education program for at least one hour during the reference period. This should include any children who are attending an early childhood education program online or remotely during the reference period due to impacts of COVID-19.


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:Help on this term

Australian Department of Education, Skills and Employment

Steward:Help on this termData Strategy Group (DSG)

Relational attributes

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Supersedes Child—early childhood education program attendance indicator, yes/no code N Early Childhood, Standardisation pending 05/08/2020

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term

Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2020 Early Childhood, Standardisation pending 31/07/2020

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