DATA PROCESSING AND REPORTING CONCEPTS
This section describes key data processing and reporting concepts used in the 2012 National ECEC Collection. This discussion describes the interactions and business rules within the National Early Childhood Education and Care Collection as they relate to the collection output populations and key output collection classifications. Further terms and definitions are provided in the Glossary. This section also highlights where the collection concepts are reported within Preschool Education, Australia, 2012 (cat no 4240.0).