Just a reminder that the Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability (NCCD) will be included in the general school Census this year rather than as a parallel collection. Consequently NCCD data will need to be submitted within the regular ‘window’ for the submission of Census data, the key dates being:
- Census opens on School Entry Point: Monday 30 July 2018.
- Census Day: Friday 3 August 2018.
- Submission and Declaration due: Friday 10 August 2018.
The Guidelines for the Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability 2018 are available on the Commonwealth’s Schools website here. All schools should take steps well before the Census period to ensure that necessary documentation to support the School’s assessments of the necessary level of adjustment. It is vital that all schools are familiar with the Guidelines and take steps as soon as possible to meet any applicable requirements for classification.