High school students

Strategy

11 Feb 2019
310

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.

Journal article

29 Oct 2018
11

This study reports on the contemporary health and wellbeing status of New Zealand high school students at specific timeframes over an 11‐year period. The health status of Māori secondary school students is compared to European students (the dominant ethnic group) to explore health disparities over...

Report

Mitchell Institute report No. 02/2017
15 Jun 2017
483

This report finds one in eight Australians will never attain a Year 12 qualification, and some of these people make up the one in eight Australians who will be disengaged from the workforce for most of their lives.

Report

19 Apr 2017
254

This report analyses for the first time students’ motivation to perform well in school, their relationships with peers and teachers, their home life, and how they spend their time outside of school. The findings are based on a survey of 540,000 students in 72 participating...

Audio

14 Dec 2016
53

Australian women are significantly underrepresented in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) careers, with less than one in ten engineering graduates being female.

The Curious Minds program aims to address that, by matching promising high school students with women working in the STEM sector....

Thesis

30 Jun 2016
11

At the heart of leadership in Aotearoa New Zealand schools is a focus on how everyone can work together to improve educational and social outcomes for all young people (Ministry of Education, 2008). To actualise this intention, educators face a number of challenges including an...

Report

Statistics

13 Apr 2016
1625

General Information Entry into these schools in Year 7 is determined by the students’ results in the Selective High School Placement Test 1 in English (including reading and writing), mathematics and general ability, together with their primary school's assessment of their performance in English...

Briefing paper

29 Feb 2016
311

This paper explores student mobility in NSW government schools and the impact mobility has on student outcomes.

Report

Statistics

15 Dec 2015
106

Presents a summary of statistics relating to young Australians aged 15 to 19 years who participated in education and training during 2014.

Highlights This publication presents a summary of statistics relating to young Australians aged 15 to 19 years who participated in education...

Report

26 Oct 2015
958

Executive summary An enduring view of Australia is of a fair and egalitarian place in which opportunities exist for all to get ahead and succeed in building secure futures. Education is viewed as one of the main vehicles through which this happens. But to...

Report

1 Jul 2015
103

Student achievement in mathematics is related to many factors. This report looks at a range of student attributes, measured in the Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) 2012, that focus on students' confidence (self-efficacy), self-beliefs (self-concept), learning approaches and motivation as well as examining how...

Report

19 Dec 2014
217

The Brotherhood of St Laurence ‘Community VCAL’ program is a response to widespread concern in Victoria about youth disengagement from secondary education. Operating in Frankston since 2010, it enables 15–18 year olds who have encountered significant challenges to undertake the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning—a...

Report

16 Feb 2009
115

Women and men may differ in their propensity to choose a risky outcome because of innate preferences or because their innate preferences are modified by pressure to conform to gender-stereotypes. Single-sex environments are likely to modify students’ risk-taking preferences in economically important ways. To test...

Report

16 Jan 2009
21

Using unique information for a cohort of Australian youth, this paper explores the association between youths' perception of control (i.e. locus of control) and three educational outcomes: (i) Year 12 completion, (ii) whether youth obtained an Equivalent National Tertiary Entrance Rank (ENTER) score, and (iii)...

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