Students

NARROWER TERMS:
Guide

School-based violence prevention

Schools have been identified as one important setting for conducting violence prevention efforts. Therefore, this handbook is about schools, education and violence prevention. It provides guidance for school officials and education authorities on how schools can embed violence prevention within their routine activities.
Strategy

Connected: a community approach to bullying prevention within the school gates and beyond

Educators and early childhood services work hard every day to prevent, identify and respond to bullying between children and young people. This strategy focuses on strengthening responses to children’s bullying both inside and outside the school gates.
Report

Independent review of residential colleges at the University of New England: final report

The Australian Human Rights Commission was engaged by the University of New England (UNE) to undertake this independent, expert led review of the seven residential colleges at UNE.
Case study

Supporting school completion: resources and case studies for schools, teachers and parents/carers

Background In Australia, socioeconomic status remains a key factor in school completion. By age 19, only 61% of the most disadvantaged students have completed Year 12, compared with 89% of the most advantaged students. It is important that all young people are given the opportunity...
Literature review

Supporting school completion: The importance of engagement and effective teaching

Background In Australia, socioeconomic status remains a key factor in school completion. By age 19, only 61% of the most disadvantaged students have completed Year 12, compared with 89% of the most advantaged students. It is important that all young people are given the opportunity...
Journal article

Student debt and wellbeing: a research agenda

With levels of student debt unprecedented and rising in many democracies, growing attention has been given by academics and practitioners to its possible effects for student wellbeing. This article makes three contributions to this debate.
Literature review

Capturing and measuring student voice

This Learning Curve focuses on capturing and measuring student voice as a way to gain insights into, and improvements in, student engagement.
Literature review

Anti-bullying interventions in schools - what works?

Released in 2017, the NSW Anti-bullying Strategy brings together evidence-based resources and information to support schools, parents and carers, and students to prevent and respond to bullying effectively. This literature review provides the evidence base for the department’s anti-bullying strategy.
Literature review

Improving high school engagement, classroom practices and achievement

This Learning Curve uses data from the NSW Tell Them From Me student surveys in 2013 and 2015 to look at how students’ engagement, performance and experience of classroom practices in Year 7 affect their engagement and performance in Year 9.
Report

2018 Youth Insights Survey: methodology report

The YIS collects data on smoking-related knowledge, attitudes, behaviour and their responses to tobacco control initiatives. The YIS is a nationwide paper-based survey of Year 10 students (predominantly 14 to 15- year olds) conducted in schools every two years. The YIS was first carried out...