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Rothman, Sheldon; Hillman, Kylie – Australian Council for Educational Research, 2008
This report examines young people's participation in career advice activities while at school and their perceptions of the usefulness of the advice they receive. The data are from the 2003 15 year-old cohort of the Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY). Most members of this LSAY Y03 cohort were in Year 10 in 2003. The present report…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Adolescents, Career Counseling, Longitudinal Studies
Curtis, David D.; McMillan, Julie – Australian Council for Educational Research, 2008
This study examines non-completion of Year 12 at school for a nationally representative sample of young people who were 15 years old and still attending school in 2003. The study explores relationships between non-completion and selected socio-demographic and school-related factors, and changes in rates of school non-completion from the early…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Adolescents
Kotzman, Mandy; Kotzman, Anne – Australian Council for Educational Research, 2008
This step-by-step guide is a companion to the popular "Listen to Me, Listen to You: A Practical Guide to Self-Awareness, Communication Skills and Conflict Management" (New Expanded Edition, Penguin Books, 2007). It is designed for use by anyone working in communication skills and personal development training. Resource material is grouped under…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Training, Guides, Self Esteem
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
McMillan, Julie – Australian Council for Educational Research, 2008
This Briefing charts the progress of young people through university: (1) What difficulties do they encounter in the transition from school to university study?; (2) How many persist in their studies and graduate?; and (3) What are the benefits of university study? It also examines the issue of demand for university places: How many young people…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Foreign Countries, Socioeconomic Background, Graduation Rate
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
Underwood, Catherine; Rothman, Sheldon – Australian Council for Educational Research, 2008
This "Briefing" provides a summary of students' experiences at school and their attitudes and perceptions of these experiences at ages 15 and 16. It is based on information obtained in both years from these young people who participated in Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) in 2003 and are now part of the Longitudinal…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Educational Research, Foreign Countries, Student Surveys
Mulford, Bill – Australian Council for Educational Research, 2008
This review aims to demonstrate that a great deal of a school's success depends on which areas of school life the educational leader chooses to spend time and attention on. It calls for more research and policy attention to be given to the career paths of school principals in order to meet the challenge of identifying and developing the next…
Descriptors: School Organization, Instructional Leadership, Principals, Foreign Countries
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
Ingvarson, Lawrence; Kleinhenz, Elizabeth; Wilkinson, Jenny – Australian Council for Educational Research, 2007
This report focuses on published research about performance pay for teachers in Australian schools. This report falls into three main sections. The first provides an overview of current pay arrangements and collective enterprise bargaining agreements for Australian teachers. Within these arrangements, the report gives particular attention to…
Descriptors: Teacher Persistence, Incentives, Teacher Salaries, Merit Pay
Freebody, Peter – Australian Council for Educational Research, 2007
Australian Education Review (AER) 52 aims to expand our understanding of the nature of literacy at a time when public and private lives have become increasingly literacy-dependent, and literacy demands more complex and sophisticated. This review of the research literature is guided by the view that what passes for effective literacy education will…
Descriptors: Literacy, Foreign Countries, Educational Research, Literature Reviews
Thomson, Sue; De Bortoli, Lisa – Australian Council for Educational Research, 2007
As countries continue to invest in information and communication technologies (ICT) and they become even more common in the workplace, there is an increasing demand for schools to produce technologically literate students. This report presents results from the "Programme for International Student Assessment" (PISA) 2003, and examines how…
Descriptors: Familiarity, Foreign Countries, Geographic Location, Socioeconomic Background
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