This report presents contemporary information on the health and wellbeing of secondary school students in New Zealand who have an Asian identity.
While young people are leaving education more qualified than ever before, in many countries they are struggling to compete for jobs in the labour market. This paper looks at things that secondary schools can do to help students get a job.
There has been a stark decline in the size and diversity of the Year 12 Economics student population in Australia since the early 1990s. This paper addresses 3 key questions to uncover what is driving these trends at Australia's high schools.
Identifying Australian high school intervention programs that influence 1st year female students to choose ICT degrees
There is an under-representation of female students in higher education Information and Communication Technology (ICT) degrees. This report shares the outcomes from a pilot study identifying the types of initiatives which are influential in encouraging female students to undertake ICT degrees.
Smart, successful, strong: the case for investing in adolescent girls' education in aid and COVID-19 response and recovery
This report shines a light on the impact of COVID-19 on adolescent girls in South-East Asia and the Pacific and their experiences of accessing secondary education over the last twelve months.
This review was conducted to provide the Education Council with advice and recommendations on how senior secondary students can better understand and be enabled to choose the most appropriate pathway to support their transition into work, further education and/or training.
The ways in which our senior secondary schooling system supports students to make informed decisions about how best to achieve their further study and work goals are critical. This discussion paper is designed to stimulate debate. It does not claim to cover the full range...
This paper sets out a number of challenges facing senior secondary students when they are making decisions about subjects and post-school pathways.
This study’s results are relevant to academics, policy makers and practitioners, both in Australia and overseas, in the pursuit of evidence-based policy that makes a positive, sustained impact on truancy: a perennial and costly social problem.
The author presents three case studies showing how three secondary schools performed before and after The New Zealand Initiative's tool separated the contribution of family background from the contribution of each school.