Australian Bureau of Statistics
4240.0.55.002 - National Early Childhood Education and Care Collection: Data Collection Guide, 2011
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PRESCHOOL PROGRAM SERVICE OPERATION WEEKS
Concept: Operation weeks.
Nominal definition: The number of weeks per calendar year that the service provider organisation actually provides a preschool program.
Operational definition: Consistent with nominal definition.
Supporting data elements:
The provision of service relates only to the preschool program component (i.e. the number of service operation weeks should only be reported for the weeks in the calendar year that the service provider delivers a preschool program).
Standard Jurisdictional Output Categories
Representation class: Total
Data type: Number
Format: NN, for example: 40
Maximum character length: 2
Unit of measure: Week
99 - Not stated/inadequately described
2.4.13 LEGAL VALUE CHECKS
Guide for Use
CODE 90 - No regular pattern of operation through a year
This category is for use when the preschool program has no regular pattern of operation through a year. or is offered on an irregular basis.
CODE 99 - Not stated/inadequately described
For use when the service operation weeks are unknown, not stated or inadequately described. Where the service operation weeks are not stated or inadequately described, the ABS requests that jurisdictions identify the reason for the response and document any follow-up processes undertaken.
Related URL data element: Preschool program service operation weeks.
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