4240.0.55.001 - National Early Childhood Education and Care Collection: Concepts, Sources and Methods, 2013  
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Provides a critical overview of the National Early Childhood Education and Care Collection, including scope and coverage, key concepts and definitions, data quality, availability of data, background and governance information. It highlights the differences in service delivery and data collection methods conducted across Australia. The publication is reviewed annually to help understand the caveats around the use of Early Childhood and Care Collection data for different purposes, particularly in being transparent about the quality of data published and data processing rules.