Annual preschool census
All NSW Government funded community preschools are required to participate in the Early Childhood Education Annual Preschool Census each year as part of their Early Childhood Education Funding Agreement.
The online portal for the Early Childhood Education Annual Community Preschool Census has now closed.
Thank you to all Service Providers that have provided the required data. The submitted census data will now be checked by the Centre for Education Statistics and Evaluation.
The department may need to contact you to confirm or correct aspects of the data you have submitted.
All NSW Government funded community preschools are required to participate in the Annual Community Preschool Census as part of the Funding Agreement.
If you are a funded community preschool and are yet to submit your Census data please contact the data collection helpline immediately on 1300 951 381 or email@example.com.
The Census takes place in August, with the data collection being managed by the Centre for Education Statistics and Evaluation and the Early Childhood Education Directorate
The purpose of the Annual Preschool Census is to provide data for government reporting purposes, and to calculate service funding.
Preschools have the following responsibilities:
- To ensure that the data provided is accurate and submitted by the Census deadline.
- Have a valid and working AUSkey to complete the Census in ECCMS. Service providers are asked to ensure they have access to ECCMS prior to the representative fortnight.
Having trouble with your AUSkey?
All AUSkey enquiries should be directed to the Australian Business Register (ABR) as they administer this process. You can check for solutions at the online AUSkey help and support webpage or contact AUSkey by phone on 1300 AUSKEY (1300 287 539).
Telephone: Early Childhood Education, Information and Enquiries Team 1300 755 426
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