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Scottish Exchange of Data: early learning and childcare

Published: 19 Jul 2019
Last updated: 29 Jul 2021 - see all updates

Information and documentation relating to the provision of data for the annual early learning and childcare data collection.

Published:
19 Jul 2019
Scottish Exchange of Data: early learning and childcare

Background

This data exchange requests information on early learning and childcare provision from all registered centres. This list of centres is obtained from the Care Inspectorate and confirmed with local authorities each July. The resulting early learning and childcare statistics are published here.

Key Information

Nature of Exchange

Early learning & childcare centres to Scottish Government

Level

Individual centres

Collection method

ProcXed

Census week

Week commencing Monday 13 September 2021

Submission to Scottish Government

By Friday 8 October 2021

Publication

To be confirmed

ProcXed - Completing your Data Return

Your login for ProcXed comprises a username (your Social Care & Social Work Improvement number provided by the Care Inspectorate including the letters CS) and a password. All login credentials will be provided by email.  Individual emails will be sent to your registered centre address on the 6th of September 2021.  

Due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19, there will be no physical letters sent to centres via Royal Mail during the 2021 iteration of the ELC collection. 

We have published a user guide for ProcXed and a link to the login page to help with the process.

Help

If you don't know your CS number, you can use the Care Inspectorate – Find A Care Service to look it up.
If you are having any problems please email: elccensus@gov.scot  in the first instance, including your contact details and someone will reply to you as soon as possible.

If you need to speak to us, please call 0300 244 6615. 

Survey documentation

First published: 19 Jul 2019 Last updated: 29 Jul 2021 -