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Person (employed)—hours worked in early childhood education program delivery (per week), total hours NNN

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Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termHours worked in early childhood education program delivery (per week)
Synonymous names:Help on this termHours worked in preschool program delivery (per week)
METeOR identifier:Help on this term731221
Registration status:Help on this termEarly Childhood, Standard 02/12/2020
Definition:Help on this term

The total number of hours worked in early childhood education program delivery by a person per week.

Data Element Concept:Person (employed)—hours worked in early childhood education program delivery (per week)

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termTotal
Data type:Help on this termString
Format:Help on this termNNN
Maximum character length:Help on this term3
Supplementary values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
999Not stated/inadequately described
Unit of measure:Help on this termHour (h)

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this termTotal hours expressed as 000, 001 etc.

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Collection methods:Help on this term

Record the number of hours worked by a paid contact worker in the face-to-face delivery of an early childhood education program during the reference period. Also includes the number of hours delivery of an early childhood education program online or remotely due to COVID-19 impacts.

Preparation time and other hours worked that are not related to face-to-face delivery of the early childhood education program are excluded.

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

Round to the nearest hour.

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 Person (employed)—hours worked in early childhood education program delivery (per week), total hours NNN Early Childhood, Superseded 02/12/2020

Implementation in Data Set Specifications:Help on this term
All attributes +

Early Childhood Education and Care DSS 2020 Early Childhood, Standard 02/12/2020

DSS specific 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, Standardisation pending 25/10/2021

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