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15 Jun 2017

There are huge costs associated with educational disadvantage in Australia. This report finds one in eight Australians will never attain a Year 12 qualification, and some of these people make up the one in eight Australians who will be disengaged from the workforce for most of their...

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Research report

19 Apr 2017

This report analyses for the first time students’ motivation to perform well in school, their relationships with peers and teachers, their home life, and how they spend their time outside of school. The findings are based on a survey of 540,000 students in 72 participating countries and...

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14 Dec 2016

Australian women are significantly underrepresented in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) careers, with less than one in ten engineering graduates being female.

The Curious Minds program aims to address that, by matching promising high school students with women...

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Thesis

30 Jun 2016

At the heart of leadership in Aotearoa New Zealand schools is a focus on how everyone can work together to improve educational and social outcomes for all young people (Ministry of Education, 2008). To actualise this intention, educators face a number of challenges including an increasingly...

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13 Apr 2016

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Entry into these schools in Year 7 is determined by the students’ results in the Selective High School Placement Test 1 in English (including reading and writing), mathematics and general ability, together with their primary school's assessment of their...

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Research report

29 Feb 2016

Explores student mobility in NSW government schools and the impact mobility has on student outcomes.

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The Centre for Education Statistics and Evaluation (CESE) has conducted the first system-wide study of student mobility in NSW government schools, using...

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Statistics

15 Dec 2015

Presents a summary of statistics relating to young Australians aged 15 to 19 years who participated in education and training during 2014.

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This publication presents a summary of statistics relating to young Australians aged 15 to 19 years who participated...

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Research report

26 Oct 2015

Executive summary
An enduring view of Australia is of a fair and egalitarian place in which opportunities exist for all to get ahead and succeed in building secure futures. Education is viewed as one of the main vehicles through which this happens. But to what extent is...

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Research report

01 Jul 2015

Student achievement in mathematics is related to many factors. This report looks at a range of student attributes, measured in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2012, that focus on students' confidence (self-efficacy), self-beliefs (self-concept), learning approaches and...

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Research report

19 Dec 2014

The Brotherhood of St Laurence ‘Community VCAL’ program is a response to widespread concern in Victoria about youth disengagement from secondary education. Operating in Frankston since 2010, it enables 15–18 year olds who have encountered significant challenges to undertake the Victorian...

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Research report

16 Feb 2009

Women and men may differ in their propensity to choose a risky outcome because of innate preferences or because their innate preferences are modified by pressure to conform to gender-stereotypes. Single-sex environments are likely to modify students’ risk-taking preferences in economically...

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Research report

16 Jan 2009

Using unique information for a cohort of Australian youth, this paper explores the association between youths' perception of control (i.e. locus of control) and three educational outcomes: (i) Year 12 completion, (ii) whether youth obtained an Equivalent National Tertiary Entrance Rank (ENTER)...

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