School attendance

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
School enrollment
Report

Mind the gap: understanding the Indigenous education gap and how to close it

Indigenous educational disadvantage remains among the most pressing and persistent public policy challenges in Australia. This research examines sources and extent of Indigenous educational disadvantage and proposes how policymakers can better meet the ambition of closing the gap.
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

SVA Perspectives: education — children and young people disengaged from education

This paper considers what is required to improve education outcomes for children and young people who are disengaged from school. These children and young people may face a number of challenges that cause them to disengage from school and may require additional support to reengage...
Literature review

Evidence scan of educational interventions for children and young people disengaged from education

Social Ventures Australia (SVA) asked the Mitchell Institute to conduct a literature review on the effectiveness of policies, programs, practices and interventions aimed at strengthening educational and wellbeing outcomes for people highly disengaged from education, employment and training.
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

Spotlight: Attendance matters

The effects of non-attendance are cumulative and if they begin in the early years of schooling, they persist into future years. As a result, early attendance patterns, particularly in pre-school and Year 1 of compulsory schooling, are vital, according to this report.
Blog post

FSV, children’s school attendance and strategies used by schools to help

This blog post shares some emerging findings on the impact of FSV on school attendance, and the strategies used by schools to assist students experiencing periods of violence.
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.
Submission

TEACHaR ‘Outcomes that Matter’

This report provides further support for the TEACHaR program which seeks to improve educational outcomes for children and young people in care.
Infographic

Generation Z: Life at 17

This infographic provides a snapshot of the lives of 17-year-old Australians in relation to school, work, living arrangements and the skills future workplaces will require.