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.
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.
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.
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.
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.