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Table 5 The participants

From: Early childhood educator’ perspectives on how infants and toddlers learn: Australia and China

  Australia China
n % n %
Age range     
 < 24 0 0 25 24.03
 24–29 8 24.2 50 48.07
 30–39 9 27.3 28 26.9
 40–49 14 42.4 1 0.9
 50–63 2 6.0 0 0
Years of experience
 ≤ 1 0 0 23 22.1
 2–5 3 9.1 42 40.4
 6–9 7 21.2 21 20.2
 10–19 14 42.4 11 10.6
 ≥ 20 9 27.3 7 6.7
Qualifications
 ISCED level 3 Certificate 3 or equiv. 26 78.8 21 20.2
 ISCED level 5 Diploma, Assoc. Degree or equiv. 7 21.2 44 42.3
 ISCED level 6 Bachelor or equiv. 0 0 32 30.8
 ISCED level 7 Master or equiv. 0 0 7 6.7
Year of qualification
 1970–1979 0 0 0 0
 1980–1989 0 0 3 2.9
 1990–1999 6 18.8 14 13.6
 2000–2009 11 34.4 26 25.2
 2010–2015 15 46.9 60 58.3
 Missing 1 3 1 1