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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).

Key dates

Term 1 2016

  • Reference fortnight: 8 to 19 February 2016
  • Return date: Wednesday 24 February 2016

Term 2 2016 

  • Reference fortnight: 9 to 20 May 201
  • Return date: Wednesday 25 May 2016

 Term 3 2016

(Annual census – further details to be supplied) 

  • Reference fortnight: 1 to 12 August 2016
  • Return date: Wednesday 17 August 2016

 Term 4 2016 

  • Reference fortnight: 24 October to 4 November 2016
  • Return date: Wednesday 9 November 2016

Non-government preschool data submission process

Follow the steps as outlined in the non-government preschools term data submission instructions (PDF 2.1MB) and 2016 preschool collection letter (PDF 100KB).

DECD-funded playcentres data submission process

Follow instructions as listed in the documents below.

Term 1

Term 2

Term 3

The annual census will take place. Further details will be supplied.

Term 4

Data Management and Information Systems

Emaildecd.dma [at] sa.gov.au