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National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2012
The Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY) program studies the progress of several groups of young Australians as they move from school into post-secondary education and work. This series of documents provides supporting information for the LSAY data set of the 2006 cohort at wave 6 (2011). This document presents the frequency tables for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Longitudinal Studies, Cohort Analysis, Student Surveys
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2012
The Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY) program studies the progress of several groups of young Australians as they move from school into post-secondary education and work. This series of documents provides supporting information for the LSAY data set of the 2003 cohort at wave 9 (2011). This document presents the frequency tables for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Longitudinal Studies, Cohort Analysis, Student Surveys
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2012
This technical paper contains information about the variables in the LSAY (Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth) Y95 cohort data set. It groups each variable into data elements which identifies common variables within and across waves. Information is provided about each data element including its purpose, values, base populations and relevant…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research Reports, Guides, Longitudinal Studies
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2012
This is a support document to the "Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY) 2009 Cohort User Guide" report. Developed for users of LSAY, the user guide consolidates information about the LSAY 2009 cohort into one document. This support document provides demographics information for the guide. [For the main report,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Longitudinal Studies, Youth
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2012
The Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY) program studies the progress of several groups of young Australians as they move from school into post-secondary education and work. This series of documents provides supporting information for the LSAY data set of the 2006 cohort at wave 6 (2011). The document presents the questionnaire for LSAY…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Longitudinal Studies, Cohort Analysis, Questionnaires
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2011
In November and early December 2010, the National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER) conducted consultations to identify research topics using the Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY). LSAY tracks young people from the age of 15 to 25 as they move from school into further study, work and other destinations. It uses large,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Labor Market, Young Adults, Education Work Relationship
Anlezark, Alison; Lim, Patrick – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2011
In this report the authors seek to answer the question of whether combining school and work is detrimental or beneficial to a student's school educational performance and labour market outcomes. They find that young people who combine school and work are distributed right across the school population. Results show that individuals can combine…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Employment, Part Time Employment, Secondary School Students
Ryan, Chris – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2011
On average, young people who complete Year 12 tend to have more successful transitions from education to work than those who do not. Hence everyone has seen numerous governments introduce policies that promote Year 12 completion. However, in recent years there has been a realisation that it does not make much sense to promote Year 12 retention for…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, Vocational Education, Employment, Education Work Relationship
Karmel, Tom – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2011
On average, young people who complete Year 12 tend to have more successful transitions from education to work than those who do not. However, in recent years there has been a realisation that it does not make much sense to promote Year 12 retention for its own sake. Year 12 traditionally has been more suited to those of an academic bent, and it is…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, Vocational Education, Employment, Education Work Relationship
Sikora, Joanna; Saha, Lawrence J. – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2011
Given ongoing interest in increasing productivity and participation in the workforce, understanding when talent is lost is a useful exercise. The term "lost talent" describes the underutilisation or wastage of human potential. Focusing on young people, Sikora and Saha define lost talent as occurring when students in the top 50% of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Labor Market, Least Squares Statistics
Sikora, Joanna; Saha, Lawrence J. – National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2011
This document was produced by the authors based on their research for the report "Lost talent? The occupational ambitions and attainments of young Australians", and is an added resource for further information. The purpose of this supplement is to provide greater detail about the background of research into the topic of human talent in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Human Capital, Talent
National Centre for Vocational Education Research (NCVER), 2010
The Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY) program studies the progress of several groups of young Australians as they move from school into post-secondary education and work. This technical paper contains the frequency tables for the LSAY 2006 cohort Wave 4 (2009) data set. [For the "Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY):…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cohort Analysis, High School Graduates, Followup Studies