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Person (employed)—education field of highest relevant qualification, in early childhood education and care, code N[N]

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termData Element
Short name:Help on this termField of highest qualification relevant to early childhood education and care
METeOR identifier:Help on this term731286
Registration status:Help on this termEarly Childhood, Standardisation pending 31/07/2020
Definition:Help on this term

The field of education in which a person has attained their highest qualification relevant to early childhood education and care, as represented by a code.

Data Element Concept:Person (employed)—education field of highest relevant qualification

Value domain attributes

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN[N]
Maximum character length:Help on this term2
Permissible values:Help on this term
ValueMeaning
1Teaching (early childhood related)
2Teaching (primary)
3Teaching (other)
8Other early childhood related
Supplementary values:Help on this term
97Not applicable (No qualification/No ECEC related qualification)
99Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

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Permissible values

The value domain uses the Field of Education classification of Australian Standard Classification of Education (ASCED). This is a three-level hierarchical Classification specifying broad, narrow and detailed fields of study.

CODE 1 Teaching (early childhood related)-ASCED 070101

CODE 2 Teaching (primary)-ASCED 070103

CODE 3 Teaching (other)-ASCED 070105-070199
This field includes special education, and teaching English as a second language.

CODE 8 Other early childhood related
This includes other early education and care related fields not classifiable in any of the above categories.

Supplementary values

CODE 97 Not applicable

Use this code when there is no qualification or no ECEC related qualification.

Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termEarly Childhood Data Sub Group (ECDSG)
Origin:Help on this term

Australian Bureau of Statistics 2001. Australian Standard Classification of Education (ASCED) Cat. No. 1272.0. Canberra: ABS.

Reference through http://www.abs.gov.au/Ausstats/abs@.nsf/StatsLibrary

Data element attributes

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

This is the specific field of education in which the early childhood education and care worker has attained their highest early childhood education and care related qualification. Only completed qualifications should be reported.

This item is only applicable to paid contact workers in early childhood education and care services.

Collection methods:Help on this term

The field of education reported should be in relation to the highest level of early childhood education and care-related qualification reported for the data element Level of highest qualification in early childhood education and care.

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)—education field of highest relevant qualification, in early childhood education and care, code N[N] Early Childhood, Standardisation pending 05/08/2020

See also Person (employed)—education field of highest relevant qualification, in early childhood education and care, code N[N] Early Childhood, Standardisation pending 31/07/2020

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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