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ERIC Number: ED511616
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Pages: 62
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY) 2006 Cohort: User Guide. Technical Report 55
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER)
The Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY) is a research program that tracks young people as they move from school into further study, work and other destinations. This "User guide" has been developed for users of the LSAY data. The guide endeavours to consolidate existing technical documentation and other relevant information into a single document, thereby improving data accessibility and promoting wider use of the LSAY data. To promote effective use of the data, the guide aims to address all aspects of LSAY data, including information about: how to access the data, data restrictions, variable naming conventions, the structure of the data (using topic areas, topic maps and data elements), classifications and code frames used, weights and derived variables. Changes to the dataset is appended. (Contains 24 tables, 8 figures and 7 footnotes.)
National Centre for Vocational Education Research Ltd. P.O. Box 8288, Stational Arcade, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia. Tel: +61-8-230-8400; Fax: +61-8-212-3436; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - General; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Australian Government Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
Authoring Institution: National Centre for Vocational Education Research
Identifiers - Location: Australia
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth; Program for International Student Assessment