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4240.0.55.002 - National Early Childhood Education and Care Collection: Data Collection Guide, 2011  
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MANAGEMENT TYPE


Technical name: Service provider organisation - management type, early childhood education and care, code N[N]
METeOR identifier: 436087
METeOR link: http://meteor.aihw.gov.au/content/index.phtml/itemId/436087
METeOR definition: The type of legal or social entity responsible for managing the delivery of an early childhood education and care service, as represented by a code.

Scope
Inclusions: The management type for all early childhood education and care services that deliver a preschool program.
Exclusions: Early childhood education and care services that do not deliver a preschool program.

Underlying Concepts
Concept: Management type.
Nominal definition: The legal or social entity responsible for managing the delivery of an early childhood education and care service.
Operational definition: Consistent with nominal definition.
Supporting data elements:

Conceptual issues: N/A

Standard Jurisdictional Output Categories
Representation class: Code
Data type: Number
Format: N[N], for example: 5
Maximum character length: 2
Classification values:
      1 - Private not for profit - community managed
      2 - Private not for profit - other organisations
      3 - State and territory and local government managed
      4 - Private for profit
      5 - State and territory government schools
      6 - Independent schools
      7 - Catholic schools
      8 - Other
Supplementary values:
      99 - Not stated/inadequately described

2.2.8 LEGAL VALUE CHECKS


Edit specificationsEdit resolution

1.
If field is blank.Provide a valid management type, otherwise amend to code ‘99’.

2.
If management type is not code 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 or 99.Provide a valid management type. Where jurisdictional management types differ from ECEC NMDS categories, the ABS requests that a concordance is supplied to verify code mapping.

3.
If field contains text or character length is greater than 2.Provide a valid management type code.



Guide for Use
Counting rules:
  • Record the legal or social entity responsible for managing the delivery of early childhood education and care services.
  • Management responsibilities include the day to day running of early childhood education and care services, including task such as the design and the delivery of the preschool program, the hiring and firing of staff, the care of the children, etc.

Classification Definitions
CODE 1 Private not for profit - community managed
Includes services that are managed by organisations based in the community through a membership made up of community members (e.g. the parents). The membership elects a management committee and the committee is accountable to the membership. No profit is distributed to the management committee or the members, any surplus funds are redirected to the service.

CODE 2 Private not for profit - other organisations
Include services that are managed by non-profit organisations such as charity organisations, consortium of charity organisations and church groups. Excludes Independent and Catholic schools which should be recorded at CODES 6 and 7.

CODE 3 State and territory and local government managed
Include services that are managed by the state, territory or local government. Excludes state and territory government schools which should be recorded at Code 5.

CODE 4 Private for profit
Includes for-profit services provided or managed by a company or private individual.

CODE 5 State and territory government schools
Schools that are funded and managed by the respective state government.

CODE 6 Independent schools
Includes non-government schools that are governed, managed and accountable at the level of the individual school and are not affiliated with the diocesan Catholic Department of Education.

CODE 7 Catholic schools
Schools affiliated with the diocesan Catholic Department of Education. Catholic schools, as with other classes of non-government schools, receive funding from the Commonwealth Government.

CODE 8 Other
Includes employer sponsored services.

CODE 99 Not stated/inadequately described
For use when the management type of the service provider is unknown, not stated or inadequately described. Where the management type is unknown, the ABS requests that jurisdictions identify the reason for the unknown response and document any follow-up processes undertaken.

Other Information
Related aggregate data elements: Management type.

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