High school students

NARROWER TERMS
Report

Looking to the future

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.
Discussion paper

Review of senior secondary pathways into work, further education and training: discussion paper

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...
Briefing paper

Review of senior secondary pathways into work, further education and training: background paper

This paper sets out a number of challenges facing senior secondary students when they are making decisions about subjects and post-school pathways.
Working paper

School truancy and welfare receipt dynamics in early adulthood: a longitudinal study

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.
Report

Insight and excellence: school success in New Zealand

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.
Working paper

Rewarding commitment to attend school: a field study with Indigenous Australian high school students

This paper assesses the effectiveness of the FOGS Promise Program with a field study involving Indigenous students from six Queensland high schools, divided into two groups.
Report

SVA perspectives: education

Educational outcomes are influenced by a person’s socioeconomic status. Those who experience disadvantage have a much higher risk than the general population of poor education outcomes.
Position paper

Beyond ATAR: a proposal for change

This position paper articulates an ambition for improving the education journeys of 15-19 year olds. It proposes three inter-locking proposals to improve the experience and life outcomes of all young people.
Evaluation

School-based Police Program review

The School-Based Police Program (SBP Program) was launched in September 2018. The program aims to address issues raised during the Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory with a greater focus on safety, youth engagement and youth diversion.
Commentary

One in 10 Aussie kids care for someone with a disability or drug dependence – they need help at school

While current policies may be making a positive difference for some carers, the results in a recent study show there are more young carers than support services available for them.