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:731206
Registration status:Early Childhood, Standardisation pending 31/07/2020
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. 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

Submitting organisation:

Australian Department of Education, Skills and Employment

Steward:Data Strategy Group (DSG)

Relational attributes

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:
All attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2020 Early Childhood, Standard 02/12/2020

DSS specific attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care: Unit Record Level NMDS 2021 Early Childhood, Candidate 09/07/2021

DSS specific attributes +