High school students

Research report
19 April 2017

Teenagers who feel part of a school community and enjoy good relations with their parents and teachers are more likely to perform better academically and be happier with their lives, according to...

Audio program
14 December 2016

Fifty-four of the country's brightest school girls are in Sydney this week, to immerse themselves in science, technology, engineering and maths. Australian women are significantly underrepresented...

13 April 2016

Minimum entry scores for selective high schools annually at the end of Term 1. This information has been updated for 2016 entry, as at the end of Term 1 2016.

29 February 2016

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

15 December 2015

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

26 October 2015

This study draws together information on the opportunities being provided to young Australians as they negotiate the various stages of education and training and attempt to establish themselves in...

1 July 2015

This report presents findings and implications of students' confidence, self-beliefs, learning approaches and motivation in mathematics.

Dixon, Larry

I gained School Certificate in Form 5 (now called year 11); I was accredited University Entrance in Form 6 (year 12); I was awarded Higher School Certificate and gained a B Bursary in Form 7 (year 13). As a secondary school teacher, I am still in education but not one of those qualifications...

19 December 2014

This report describes the evolution of an integrated approach to assisting disengaged young people through teaching, wellbeing and pathways support.

16 February 2009

This paper examines the propensity for girls and boys to choose a risky outcomes and whether this is because their innate preferences are modified by pressure to conform to gender-stereotypes.