DELIVERY OF PRESCHOOL PROGRAM INDICATOR
Technical name: Person (employed) - preschool program delivery indicator, yes/no/not stated/inadequately described, code N
METeOR identifier: 441674
METeOR link: http://meteor.aihw.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/441674
METeOR definition: An indicator of whether a person delivered a structured, play-based, educational preschool program as represented by a code.
Inclusions: All paid contact workers within early childhood education and care services.
Exclusions: Unpaid workers and non-contact workers within early childhood education and care services.
Concept: Delivery of a preschool program.
Nominal definition: The face to face delivery of a preschool program by an early childhood education and care worker for at least one hour per week during the reference period.
Operational definition: The total number of paid contact workers within an early childhood education and care service, for each of the Delivery of preschool program indicator classification codes.
Supporting data elements: Hours worked in preschool program delivery
- 'Person' refers to the primary contact worker(s) delivering the preschool program (e.g. teachers).
Standard Jurisdictional Output Categories
- 'Delivery of a preschool program' refers to face to face delivery for at least one hour per week during the reference period by an early childhood education and care contact worker.
Maximum character length:
9 - Not stated/inadequately described
2.5.6 LEGAL VALUE CHECKS
Guide for Use
|Edit specifications||Edit resolution |
|If field is blank.||Provide a valid number of workers, otherwise amend to ‘0’ for the particular delivery of preschool program category.|
|If field contains text or character lengths is greater than 3.||Provide a valid number of workers for the particular delivery of preschool program category.|
CODE 1 Yes
- Report whether or not the worker delivered a face to face preschool program for at least one hour during the reference period.
Record if the person delivered a preschool program during the reference period.
CODE 2 No
Record if the person did not deliver a preschool program during the reference period.
CODE 9 Not stated/inadequately described
For use when the response to whether the worker delivered a preschool program is unknown, not stated or inadequately described. Where the delivery of preschool program indicator is unknown, the ABS requests that jurisdictions identify the reason for the unknown response and document any follow-up processes undertaken.
Related URL data element: Delivery of preschool program indicator.