Australian Government: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare METeOR Home Page

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

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termEarly childhood education program enrolment indicator
Synonymous names:Help on this termPreschool program enrolment indicator
METeOR identifier:Help on this term731208
Registration status:Help on this termEarly Childhood, Standardisation pending 31/07/2020
Definition:Help on this term

An indicator of whether the child was enrolled in an early childhood education program, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Child—early childhood education program enrolment indicator

Value domain attributes

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
ValueMeaning
1Yes
2No

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

CODE 1 Yes

Record if the child has been offered a place and has formally enrolled or registered in an early childhood education program, and:

  • has attended an early childhood education program for at least one hour during the reference period (including attended an early childhood education program online or remotely due to COVID-19 impacts) OR
  • was absent during the reference period due to illness or extended holiday leave, or due to COVID-19 impacts, but was expected to return.

CODE 2 No

Record if the child:

  • has been offered a place but has not formally enrolled or registered in an early childhood education program OR
  • was not enrolled (i.e. has not been offered a place and formally enrolled or registered) in an early childhood education program OR
  • was absent during the reference period and not expected to return to the early childhood education program OR
  • has left the service (e.g. has ceased education or changed services), or has been absent without explanation for four continuous weeks (excluding school vacations) prior to 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

Related metadata references:Help on this term

Supersedes Child—early childhood education program enrolment 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

DSS specific attributes +
My items Help on this term
Download Help on this term