Research reports

Research reports examine policy-relevant issues and comprise original analysis using the LSAY data sets and other extant data where relevant. Topics explored cover school, post-school study and transitions, work and equity groups.

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  • 1 March 1999
    The effects of part-time work on school students
    1 March 1999
    This report examines the effects of working part-time on Australian high school students. It looks at the types of jobs students are likely to be employed in to examine the influence of this…
  • 1 September 1999
    Curriculum and careers: The education and labour market consequences of Year 12 subject choice
    1 September 1999
    This publication looks at the patterns of course enrolments in Year 12 and the consequences of students' course enrolments on their education, training and work experiences to age 19. It examines the …
  • 1 December 1999
    The initial work and education experiences of early school leavers: A comparative study of Australia and the United States
    1 December 1999
    Recently, vocational education and training (VET) programs have been introduced into senior secondary schools, increasing the focus on workplace experience and workplace learning. This research is…
  • 1 August 1999
    Early school leaving in Australia: Findings from the 1999 Year 9 LSAY cohort
    1 August 1999
    Increasing emphasis on, and expansion of, education and the significance of qualifications raises the question of what happens to those who do not complete their secondary school education. This…
  • 1 June 1999
    Work experience and work placements in secondary school education
    1 June 1999
    This report looks at the progress of several groups of young Australians as they move from school into post-secondary education and/or work. The extent of students' participation in work experience,…
  • 1 September 1999
    Participation in education and training 1980-1994
    1 September 1999
    This study looks at issues concerning participation by young people in education and training in Australia. It reports on the patterns and processes of educational participation for four national…