Items collected as part of the data collection – Dedicated / Standalone Preschools only

2021 Early Childhood Education and Care

National Workforce Census

Section A - Service

A6. Number of contact staff have left this service in the past 12 months?

A7. Does this service have a Reconciliation Action Plan?

Section C – Kindergarten, preschool, or early childhood education programs

C1. During the reference week, did any of the workers in this service, including yourself, deliver or assist in delivering an in-house kindergarten/preschool/early childhood education program?

C1a. During the reference week, how many hours of program were delivered in-house in this service?

C1b. How is the program delivered in this service?

C2. During the reference week, was this program delivered based on a specific curriculum or framework? (Early Years Learning Framework / State-Territory / other curriculum or framework)

C3. During the reference week, was the in-house kindergarten program delivered by a teacher with university qualifications in a relevant early childhood education and care field?

C4. For each of the following age groups (3 to less than 4, 4 to less than 5, 5 to less than 6, 6 or older):

  • C4a Number of children enrolled in program
  • C4b Number of children attended
  • C4c Enrolled and require assistance due to long term health condition

Section D – Details required for each individual worker: staff member, educator, and contractor

Demographics

D2a. Age

D2b. Gender

D2c. Indigenous status

D3. Paid/unpaid

D3a. Wage compared to award rate (if known)

D3b. Weekly wage range (if known)

D4. Type of work (primary contact, other contact, management, other work)

D4a/D5. All roles and main role performed

D6. Hours spent delivering kindergarten/preschool/early childhood education program

D9. Hours worked during reference week

Qualifications

D13. Field of qualification

D14. Highest level of qualification (Post graduate degree, Bachelor degree, Certificate III, etc.)

If you require any assistance or have questions about the National Workforce Census, please contact the National Workforce Census Helpline on:

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