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Version 1.1 - preparation and guidance for the 2012 Early Years Census.
PDF, 262 Kb
Version 1.5 - guidance for local authoiries on using COLLECT to submit data for the 2012 Early Years Census.
PDF, 678 Kb
Frequently asked questions for the 2012 Early Years Census - released 31 January 2012.
PDF, 75 Kb
Details of the Department's methodology for calculating the number of full-time equivalent (FTE) places for a local authority.
PDF, 11 Kb
Details of the process for adjusting full-time equivalent (FTE) places for providers funded for over 38 weeks.
PDF, 10 Kb
Data Collection Template for Private, Voluntary and Independent Providers of Early Years Education for Two, Three and Four Year Old Children for the 2012 Early Years Census.
Excel, 68 Kb
Version 1.4 - spreadsheet which converts CSV data to XML data for the 2012 Early Years Census return - released 28 February 2012.
Excel, 124 Kb
Version 1.1 - the business and technical specification for the 2012 Early Years Census - released 29 July 2011.
PDF, 322 Kb
Version 1.0 - contains 'schema' and 'includes' files for the 2012 Early Years Census - released August 2011.
zip, 28 Kb