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High school students

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Report

VET for secondary school students: insights and outcomes

This research examines the merits of vocational education and training (VET) for secondary school students (VfSSS) in preparing students for work or further training from the perspectives of students, parents, industry stakeholders and employers. It also explores the models of provision used in government and...
Report

East Asian, South Asian, Chinese and Indian students in Aotearoa: a Youth19 report

This report presents contemporary information on the health and wellbeing of secondary school students in New Zealand who have an Asian identity.
Policy report

Getting a job: how schools can help students in the competition for employment after education

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.
Discussion paper

What is driving participation and diversity trends in economics? A survey of high school students

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.
Report

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.
Report

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.
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...
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

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Survey

National survey of Australian secondary students and sexual health 2018

This survey is a national study exploring the sexual health and well-being of Australian adolescents. The anonymous survey asks questions about knowledge, behaviour and educational experiences related to sexual health and well-being. The Commonwealth Department of Health-funded study has been conducted approximately every five years...
Report

Wellbeing of secondary school students

This audit assessed how well the NSW Department of Education supports secondary schools to promote and support the wellbeing of their students, and how well secondary schools are performing in this area.
Strategy

Future ready career education: a student focused national career education strategy

To prepare students for their future careers, Future Ready focuses on the importance of building the skills and general capabilities they will need in the workplace, strengthening school and employer collaboration, and developing students' career management and navigation skills.
Literature review

The role of student engagement in the transition from primary to secondary school

This Learning Curve presents results from the 2015 primary and 2016 secondary NSW Tell Them From Me student surveys to examine the relationship between a student's sense of belonging at school and other measures of student engagement over the primary to secondary school transition.
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.