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Data collection for playcentres and non-government preschools

Playcentres and non-government preschools are required to submit data each term for monitoring purposes and state and national reporting.

SA government preschools can access information about data collections on the DECD Intranet (staff login required).

Details on the Sites and Services update 2017 can be found in the updating sites and services information.

Key dates

Term 1 2017

  • Reference fortnight: 6 to 17 February 2017
  • Return date: Friday 24 February 2017

Term 2 2017 

  • Reference fortnight: 8 to 19 May 2017
  • Return date: Friday 26 May 2017

 Term 3 2017 

  • Reference fortnight: 31 July to 11 August 2017
  • Return date: Friday 18 August 2017

 Term 4 2017

  • Reference fortnight: 23 October to 3 November 2017
  • Return date: Friday 10 November 2017

Non-government preschool data submission process

Follow the steps for terms 1, 2 and 4 as outlined in the non-government preschools term data submission instructions (PDF 2.1MB) and 2017 preschool data collection letter (PDF 60KB).

For term 3 follow the annual census of children's services instructions (PDF 420KB) and 2017 letter for preschools and integrated sites (PDF 269KB).

DECD-funded playcentres data submission process

Follow instructions as listed in the documents below.

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

Term 4

Rural care annual census of children's services

 

Data Management and Information Systems

Emaildecd.dma [at] sa.gov.au