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Apprenticeships and traineeships : participation, progress and completion /

by Ainley, John | Australian Council for Educational Research | Holden, Steve | Rothman, Sheldon.

Publisher: Camberwell, Vic. Australian Council for Educational Research 2010Description: PDF.Other title: Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth. Briefing ; no. 19.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: August 2010 Bibliography : p. 6 SCHOOL TO WORKSummary: This briefing paper draws together findings from two LSAY (Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth) research reports: 'Participation in and progress through New Apprenticeships'; and the 'VET pathways taken by school leavers'. These two reports use data obtained from young people who were in Year 9 at school in 1995 and whose educational and occupational activities were traced each year thereafter. Student characteristics, fields of training, commencement and completion rates, and reasons for discontinuing are all explored. This paper, published by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER), is part of the Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth research program.Availability: (1)

Assessing the value of additional years of schooling for the non-academically inclined . /

by Dockery, Alfred Michael.

Publisher: Camberwell, Vic. Australian Council for Educational Research 2005Description: PDF.Notes: URL: 'http://www.acer.edu.au/research/projects/lsay/reports/lsay38.pdf' Checked: 6/10/2008 10:28:37 AM Status: Live Details: HTTP status 200 - Usual success responseAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Attitudes, intentions and participation /

by Khoo, Siek Toon | Ainley, John.

Publisher: Camberwell, Vic. Australian Council for Educational Research 2005Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: Report examines the relationship between students' attitudes to school participation in education and training, and the influence of these attitudes on participation in Year 12 and in further education and training in the context of earlier school achievement, social background, geographic location, language background and gender.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Attitudes, intentions and participation in education : year 12 and beyond /

by Australian Council for Educational Research.

Publisher: Camberwell, Vic. Australian Council for Educational Research 2010Description: PDF.Other title: Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth. Briefing ; no. 20.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: SCHOOL TO WORKSummary: This briefing paper draws on findings from several LSAY Research Reports which report on how student attitudes and engagement in the formative school years influence subsequent participation in post-compulsory education and training. Data is used from two LSAY cohorts: students who were in Year 9 in 1995, and students who were in Year 9 in 1998. Attitudes to school in the LSAY program are based on student responses to a set of 30 items, and intentions to further study are recorded in Year 9. This paper, published by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER), is part of the Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY) research program.Availability: (1)

Australia's youth : reality and risk /

by Sweet, Richard, (ed.) | Dusseldorp Skills Forum | Edwards, Meredith, (ed.) | Wooden, Mark, (ed.).

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Dusseldorp Skills Forum 1998Description: 173 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: PDF of summarySummary: This report brings together contributions from seven of Australia's leading research organisations including the Brotherhood of St Laurence to investigate the learning and working circumstances of 15-19 year olds.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Benchmarks and growth and success : oh, my! /

by Kingsbury, G. Gage.

Publisher: Camberwell, Vic. Australian Council for Educational Research 2005Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Beyond the Classroom. Building new school networks /

by Black, Rosalyn | Australian Council for Educational Research.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. ACER 2008Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index School to work SCHOOL TO WORKAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Career advice in Australian secondary schools : use and usefulness /

by Rothman, Sheldon | Australian Council for Educational Research | Hillman, Kylie.

Publisher: Melbourne, Vic. Australian Council for Educational Research 2008Description: p. 51.Other title: Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth. Research Report ;.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: May 2008 This report forms part of the Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth analytical program conducted by ACER under contract to the Australian Government Department of Education, Science and Training (DEST). Bibliography : p. 29-30 SCHOOL TO WORKSummary: 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 examines how much career advice students accessed in Years 10, 11 and 12 across three years of data collection (2003-2005). A smaller group of the cohort is followed each year; this group was in Year 10 in 2003, Year 11 in 2004, and Year 12 in 2005. For this group of more than 5000 young people, analyses were conducted to determine what influences their perceptions of the usefulness of career advice while at school.Availability: (1)

Completing university : characteristics and outcomes of completing and non-completing students. /

by Marks, Gary N | Australian Council for Educational Research.

Publisher: Camberwell, Vic. Australian Council for Educational Research 2007Description: PDF.Notes: SCHOOL TO WORKAvailability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Course change and attrition from higher education . /

by McMillan, Julie.

Publisher: Camberwell, Vic. Australian Council for Educational Research 2005Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Data-informed research and practice : evaluating student achievement in secondary schools /

by Richardson, Carmel | Australian Council for Educational Research.

Publisher: Camberwell, Vic. Australian Council for Educational Research 2006Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: (1)

Devolution and choice in education : the school, the state and the market. /

by Whitty, Geoff | Power, Sally | Halpin, David.

Publisher: Camberwell, Vic. Australian Council for Educational Research 1998Description: vi, 170 p. ; 23 cm.Notes: Includes index. Published simultaneously: Buckingham (England) : Open University Press.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Disenchantment, disengagement and disappearance : some recent statistics and a commentary on non-attendance in school. /

by Withers, Graeme.

Publisher: Sydney, N.S.W. Dusseldorp Skills Forum 2004Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Early childhood education : pathways to quality and equity for all children /

by Elliott, Alison | Australian Council for Educational Research.

Publisher: Camberwell, Vic. Australian Council for Educational Research 2006Description: PDF.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: (1)

Factors influencing youth unemployment in Australia : 1980-1994. /

by Marks, Gary N | Fleming, Nicole.

Publisher: Camberwell, Vic. Australian Council for Educational Research 1998Description: v, 46 p.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: At head of title: LSAY Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth. This report forms part of the Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth: a research program that is financially supported by the Commonwealth Department of Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs September 1998Availability: (1)

Growth in literacy and numeracy in the first three years of school . /

by Meiers, Marion | Australian Council for Educational Research | Khoo, Siek Toon | Rowe, Ken.

Publisher: Camberwell, Vic. Australian Council for Educational Research 2006Description: PDF.Other title: ACER Research monograph No. 61.Online Access: Electronic copy Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

How young people are faring [2000] : key indicators 2000 /

by Dusseldorp Skills Forum.

Publisher: Ultimo, N.S.W. Dusseldorp Skills Forum 2000Description: 15 p. + appendices.Online Access: Electronic copy Summary: This report addresses questions such as: ; How are young people faring in their move from full-time education to fulltime work? ; What proportion of young people are at risk of not making a successful transition and how does this compare over time? ; How well do young people do in Australia compared with other similar countries? ; Is the educational level of young Australians improving? ; How do our levels of educational attainment compare with other countries?Availability: (1)

Indigenous education. /

by Australian Council for Educational Research.

Publisher: 05/06/2004 15:01:20http://www.acer.edu.au/research/special_topics/indigenous.html 2005Notes: Description based on contents viewed : 05/06/2004 15:01:20 Mode of access : WORLD WIDE WEB ONLINE RESOURCESummary: ACER undertakes and promotes research that focuses on key issues related to the improvement of educational outcomes for Indigenous students. This page includes links to sites containing reports of Indigenous education research and other relevant information.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

Influences on achievement in literacy and numeracy /

by Rothman, Sheldon | Australian Council for Educational Research | McMillan, Julie.

Publisher: Camberwell, Vic. Australian Council for Educational Research 2003Other title: Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth. Research report 36.Online Access: Electronic copy Notes: At head of title : Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth. October 2003 SCHOOL TO WORKAvailability: (1)

Life satisfaction of young Australians : relationships between further education, training and employment and general and career satisfaction. /

by Hillman, Kylie | McMillan, Julie.

Publisher: Camberwell, Vic. Australian Council for Educational Research 2005Description: PDF.Availability: Items available for loan: Brotherhood of St Laurence (1).

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