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Data collection for playcentres, rural care 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 Department for Education Intranet (staff login required).

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

Key dates

Term 1 2018

  • Reference fortnight: 5 to 16 February 2018
  • Return date: Friday 23 February 2018

Term 2 2018

  • Reference fortnight: 7 to 18 May 2018
  • Return date: Friday 25 May 2018

 Term 3 2018

  • Reference fortnight: 30 July to 10 August 2018
  • Return date: Friday 24 August 2018

 Term 4 2018

  • Reference fortnight: 22 October to 2 November 2018
  • Return date: Friday 9 November 2018

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 2018 preschool data collection letter (PDF 58KB).

Term 3 2018

  • Reference fortnight: 30 July to 10 August 2018
  • Return date: Friday 24 August 2018

2018 annual census general instructions for NGPDS users (PDF 672KB)

Department-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

Emaileducation.dma [at] sa.gov.au