Person

Stephen Lamb

Evaluation

Impact of learning from home on educational outcomes for disadvantaged children

Teachers across Australia have had to transition into the online environment without a strong evidence base to inform their approach. This research suggests that the impact on student learning and outcomes for Australian children who are disadvantaged will depend in part on how well teachers...
Journal article

Participation in VET across Australia: a regional analysis

Taking factors into account, such as cultural, linked to attitudes associated with social, racial and ethnic values and lifestyles, the regions where participation is well above or well below average are identified. An effort is made to identify the industries and communities in regions which...
Report

Career moves: destination and satisfaction survey of 2005 HSC VET students in New South Wales

Vocational education and training (VET) in schools have been used in Australian high schools to help increase school retention. In New South Wales, student participation levels in these subjects have grown considerably, from 16% in 1996 to 44% in 2004. To examine the value of...
Report

Improving participation and success in VET for disadvantaged learners

Why do some regions perform better with disadvantaged learners than others? Identified through the analysis of a number of data sources, this research explores the strategies and practices in place at TAFE and other private and community education providers.
Report

Counting the costs of lost opportunity in Australian education

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 lives.