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|
|Registration status:||Early Childhood, Standardisation pending 31/07/2020|
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
|Maximum character length:||1|
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. 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.
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
Australian Department of Education, Skills and Employment
|Steward:||Data Strategy Group (DSG)|
|Related metadata references:|
Supersedes Child—early childhood education program attendance indicator, yes/no code N Early Childhood, Standardisation pending 05/08/2020
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2020 Early Childhood, Standardisation pending 31/07/2020