Did you know that the per child average funding amount decreased in 2012 - the first time in at least 10 years?
Interesting statistics are presented in this article. It is important information to know about the early childhood education industry and in particular how it was in 2012 and what aspects declined and what improved. Statistics are a useful source of information for understanding more about the challenges and changes faced in ECE.
The statistics presented below pertain to:
- government expenditure (such as funding per child per hour, service group differences in funding awarded, spending per total Vote, and total crown expenditure)
- children (such as average time spent in ECE, number of enrolments, age of children, etc)
- adults (such as gender, hours of work, and qualification levels)
- services (such as services opening and closing in 2012 and growth in the different types of services)
You may also find it useful to look back on the statistics for 2011 - click here for this information.
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