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Ainley, John; Holden, Steve; Rothman, Sheldon – Australian Council for Educational Research, 2010
Apprenticeships and traineeships offer pathways from school to adult working life for a significant proportion of young people by formally combining study and work to link learning in the workplace with learning in an educational institution. They contribute in important ways to the formation of skills for individuals and for the community as a…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Young Adults, Education Work Relationship, Trainees
Wyn, Johanna – Australian Council for Educational Research, 2009
Australian Education Review (AER) 55 explores the goals of Australian education and of how schools should prepare young people for work and life. Section 1 provides an overview, discussing the nature of broad social and economic changes over the last 20 years, and their implications for the goals of Australian education systems today and for the…
Descriptors: Governance, Young Adults, Education Work Relationship, Foreign Countries
Marks, Gary N. – Australian Council for Educational Research, 2008
This report investigates the effect of post-secondary education and training on the occupation and earnings of young people. The majority of young Australians undertake further education and training after leaving school; understanding the pathways that they follow, and the impact of different types of experience on the early career can help young…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Education Work Relationship, Postsecondary Education, Role of Education
Rothman, Sheldon – Australian Council for Educational Research, 2008
The data for this "Briefing" are from the 1995 cohort of the Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY). The findings reported here are from three recent LSAY research reports, which are listed at the end of this "Briefing". The cohort comprises young people who were in Year 9 at school in 1995. Data in this…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Apprenticeships, Young Adults, Vocational Education
Hillman, Kylie – Australian Council for Educational Research, 2008
This "Briefing" presents information about the initial tertiary education experiences, such as satisfaction with aspects of student life and changes to initial enrolments, of two groups of young people, based on two recent Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY) research reports. One study focused on the first year experiences of…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Student Attitudes, Educational Research, Adult Education
Coates, Hamish; Rothman, Sheldon – Australian Council for Educational Research, 2008
This "Briefing" looks at participation in VET in Schools programs by members of three groups of young people who have been part of Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY) since 1995, when VET in Schools offerings experienced sustained growth. Highlights of this briefing include: (1) Student enrolments in VET in Schools have grown…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Young Adults, Vocational Education, Longitudinal Studies
Hillman, Kylie; Rothman, Sheldon – Australian Council for Educational Research, 2007
This report focuses on a group of young people who were living in non-metropolitan areas in their final years of secondary school, and the pathways they followed in the years following secondary school, including their geographic mobility and participation in education, training and employment. Rural communities have long felt concern about the…
Descriptors: Migration Patterns, Young Adults, Adult Education, Rural Areas
Marks, Gary N. – Australian Council for Educational Research, 2007
This report examines the factors that influence course completion by young Australians who commence university. It also documents the labor market outcomes of those who enroll at a university but who leave before obtaining a qualification. It analyzes data from the Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY) program to address these…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Labor, Labor Market, Education Work Relationship
Marks, Gary N. – Australian Council for Educational Research, 2006
This report focuses on the transition to full-time employment of young people who do not go to university. The majority of Australia's school leavers do not enroll in university, and it is important to better understand the pathways that they follow. The report uses a substantial longitudinal dataset to map the dynamics of the youth labour market,…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Employment, Part Time Employment, Unemployment
Hillman, Kylie – Australian Council for Educational Research, 2005
This report examined the experiences of young people during their first year of tertiary education. The data used in this report are drawn from the Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY), which study the progress of cohorts of young Australians as they make the transition from secondary school to work and further education and training,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Young Adults, Adult Education, Postsecondary Education
Ainley, John; Corrigan, Matthew – Australian Council for Educational Research, 2005
New Apprenticeships provide a pathway from school to adult working life for a significant proportion of each cohort of young people and thus make a potentially important contribution to the formation of skills for individuals and for the community as a whole. New Apprenticeships are based on a formal combination of study and work that links…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Apprenticeships, Education Work Relationship, Foreign Countries
Hillman, Kylie – Australian Council for Educational Research, 2005
This report focuses on a group of young people who are not involved in full-time education or the labour force, that is, they are not studying full-time, nor are they working or looking for work. The data used in this report are drawn from the Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY), which studies the progress of cohorts of young…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Foreign Countries, Education Work Relationship, Profiles
Marks, Gary N. – Australian Council for Educational Research, 2005
This report focuses on Year 12 students who apply to go to university but are not offered a place. This group is commonly referred to as indicating a level of unmet demand for university. The size and nature of the group are potentially important considerations in planning higher education. The report compares the Applied, no offer group with…
Descriptors: College Applicants, Young Adults, Socioeconomic Background, Educational Background
Penman, Robyn – Australian Council for Educational Research, 2004
Longitudinal studies such as LSAY (Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth) give a clear picture of what young people are up to at any point in time and of the pathways they took to get there. The capacity to follow the same young people over time means that factors influencing their pathways and outcomes can be identified, and changes in the…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Secondary Education, Academic Achievement, Course Selection (Students)