Researchers

Researchers

Promoting data access opportunities for all

The AEDC is committed to promoting opportunities for researchers, services, schools, governments and communities to access and use AEDC data to inform research, policy and planning around early childhood development in Australia.

Any individual or organisation using AEDC data for publication and review purposes is recognised as a Data User. This section provides useful information about access to and appropriate use of AEDC data, as well as guidelines on the handling and publishing of AEDC data.


In 'Researchers' section:
  • About the AEDC data
    Details the types of AEDC data that are available (macrodata, microdata and microdata for data linkage).
  • Accessing AEDC data
    Detailed information about the many ways to access AEDC data.
  • Researcher responsibilities
    A summary of Researcher responsibilities to ensure AEDC data is handled and managed appropriately.
  • Early Development Instrument
    Guide to the Australian version of the Early Development Instrument (AvEDI), the data collection tool used by the AEDC.
  • Resources for Researchers
    Resources to guide Researchers in the appropriate use of the AEDC data and support understanding of the AEDC results, including the Data Dictionary and Data Guidelines.
  • FAQs for Researchers
    A set of frequently asked questions to assist Researchers.