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Australian Early Development Census

Information for Schools

2018 AEDC school data collection information

Department of Education employees can also visit here for information to support the 2018 data collection. 

School Profiles

AEDC school data is available to schools with six or more children.  Schools can download their data in the form of an AEDC School Profile and AEDC School Summary for each data collection year. The Summary, compares results across data collections for your school.

The School Profile and Summary is available via the School Online secure environment.

To access your results:

  1. go to the 'Staff login' tab;
  2. enter your Principal User ID and Password;
  3. select the 'Administration' tab;
  4. click on download; and
  5. select the School Profile or summary link as required.

Resources for schools

A range of resources are available including an AEDC power point.  Department of Education employees can also visit  2018 AEDC Information for Schools for additional resources.

School stories

Many schools are using the AEDC results to inform their school planning and engage with their communities. Click here for examples of how some schools around Australia are using the AEDC.

If you have a story to share, email

Australian Early Development Census

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