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Australian Young People, Their Families And Postschool Plans : A Research Review, Tracey Frigo, Jennifer Bryce, Michelle Anderson, Phillip Mckenzie Jun 2012

Australian Young People, Their Families And Postschool Plans : A Research Review, Tracey Frigo, Jennifer Bryce, Michelle Anderson, Phillip Mckenzie

Dr Phillip McKenzie

This literature review is part of a project commissioned by The Smith Family that is investigating the effects and influences of family expectations on the cost benefit analyses undertaken by students when they are considering their post-school plans. The 2006 report for The Smith Family, On track? Students choosing a career, pointed to the possibility of a strong effect of family expectations on young people’s post-school plans (Beavis, 2006). Post-school plans often include decisions about further education, so a family’s influence or involvement in assessing the costs and benefits associated with this decision is not surprising (Usher, 2005 ...


Profiles Of Teachers In Selected Curriculum Areas : Further Analyses Of The Staff In Australia’S Schools 2010 Survey, Paul Weldon, Glenn Rowley, Phillip Mckenzie Jun 2012

Profiles Of Teachers In Selected Curriculum Areas : Further Analyses Of The Staff In Australia’S Schools 2010 Survey, Paul Weldon, Glenn Rowley, Phillip Mckenzie

Dr Phillip McKenzie

This report was commissioned by DEEWR and uses data from the 2010 Staff in Australia’s Schools (SiAS) survey to analyse the profiles of the teachers teaching in five selected curriculum areas in primary schools and 12 areas in secondary schools and to compare the 2010 data with that obtained in the 2007 SiAS survey. The areas were selected to help inform policy initiatives as well as concerns about teacher shortages in those areas and other related workforce issues.


Staff In Australia's Schools 2010 : Main Report On The Survey, Phillip Mckenzie, Glenn Rowley, Paul Weldon, Martin Murphy Jun 2012

Staff In Australia's Schools 2010 : Main Report On The Survey, Phillip Mckenzie, Glenn Rowley, Paul Weldon, Martin Murphy

Dr Phillip McKenzie

The Staff in Australia’s Schools (SiAS) survey was commissioned by the Australian Government Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR) in April 2010. It was conducted by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) from August to December 2010. The survey is intended to provide a detailed picture of the Australian teacher workforce, and to gather information to assist in future planning of the workforce. It is also designed to provide comparative and updated data following on from the first SiAS survey conducted in 2006-07. The work was supported by an Advisory Committee2 that included representatives from DEEWR ...


Schools And The Foundation For Lifelong Learning, Phil Mckenzie Dec 2011

Schools And The Foundation For Lifelong Learning, Phil Mckenzie

Dr Phillip McKenzie

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