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Scottish Government

Early Learning and Childcare Statistics

Survey 2014

How to complete your Early Learning and Childcare Census return


Read the instructions

We’ve produced a quick guide on how to use our data collection system. Click here to read it.

Please note that centrally employed teachers will be collected at Local Authority level this year.

Furhter infomration can be found in the guidance document.


Complete Your Return


Click here to login and complete your form


Guidance on how to complete the form is provided on the form.


Important points to remember:


How to Get Help

To report a problem or request help, please email

or call us on 0300 244 6615.


Please include the following information in your email:

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The early learning and Childcare survey is a statistical data collection for the Scottish Government (SG) carried out by SG Education Analytical Services and managed by SG ScotXed Unit.