Appendix 4: Characteristics of services and preparedness

Table 1: Characteristics of the 45 well‑prepared services

Service type # Ownership # Change factors  #

Education and Care 

27 (of 237)[11]

Private

25 (of 201)

None

32 (of 176)[12]

Kindergarten 

10 (of 54)

Community 

20 (of 161)

Staff 

8 (of 95)

Home‑based

7 (of 40)

Leadership

10 (of 108)

Education and Care Ownership  1 (of 51)
Casual Education and Care 1 (of 1)

Other factors

Six were having their first ERO review and 20 services were part of a governing organisation.[13]

Table 2: Characteristics of the 131 preparation‑underway services

Service type # Ownership # Change factors  #

Education and Care 

93 (of 237)

Private

65 (of 201)

None

55 (of 176)

Kindergarten

23 (of 54)

Community 66 (of 161) Staff

32 (of 95)

Home‑based Education and Care

9 (of 40) Leadership

43 (of 108)

Playcentre 6 (of 29) Ownership 15 (of 51)

Other

Six were having their first ERO review and 49 services were part of a governing organisation.

Table 3: Characteristics of the 186 not‑prepared services

Service type # Ownership # Change factors  #

Education and Care 

117 (of 237)     

Private 

111 (of 201)

None

89 (of 176)

Home‑based Education and Care

24 (of 40)

Community 75 (of 161)

Staff

55 (of 95)

Playcentre

23 (of 29)

Leadership

55 (of 108)

Kindergarten

21 (of 54)

Ownership

35 (of 51)

Hospital‑based  1 (of 1)
Education and Care

Other factors

Eighteen were having their first ERO review and 78 services were part of a governing organisation.


[11] I.e. 27 of the 237 education and care services in the total sample were well prepared.

[12] I.e. 176 services in the total sample had no change factors, and of these 32 were well prepared.

[13] Governing organisations include kindergarten and playcentre associations and organisations with oversight of 30 or more services.