4240.0.55.001 - National Early Childhood Education and Care Collection: Concepts, Sources and Methods, 2012  
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Contents >> Concepts and Definitions >> Data Collection and Counting Concepts


This section describes key data collection and counting concepts used in the 2012 National ECEC Collection. Further supporting terms and definitions are provided in the Glossary.

This section contains the following subsection :
        Early Childhood Education and Care
        Preschool Program
        Child Counting Concepts
        Count of Child Episodes and Unique Count of Children
        Count of Children in the Year Before Full-time Schooling
        Matching and Linking Terminology
        Reasons a Child Could be Enrolled in and Attending Multiple Preschool Programs
        Statistical Entities

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