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Longitudinal Surveys Of Australian Youth Is A Program Of Surveys Of Young People Conducted By, Stephen Lamb Oct 1998

Longitudinal Surveys Of Australian Youth Is A Program Of Surveys Of Young People Conducted By, Stephen Lamb

LSAY Technical Reports

Students participating in LSAY were originally sampled in 1995 from 298 schools nationally. In 1996 the schools from which the original sample of students was drawn, took part in a survey to collect information about the features and programs of schools, as well as features of teachers and teaching, which might influence the progress of students in their school and in their later work careers. The survey involved two questionnaires: (1) a school questionnaire to be completed by the principal (or other school representative) and (2) a questionnaire to a sample of ten Year 10 teachers. The school questionnaire collected ...


Codebook: The Lsay 1996 School Survey Technical Paper No. 12, Stephen Lamb Oct 1998

Codebook: The Lsay 1996 School Survey Technical Paper No. 12, Stephen Lamb

LSAY Technical Reports

Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth is a program of surveys of young people conducted by ACER with funding from the Commonwealth Department of Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs. The surveys focus on the education and labour market experiences of groups of young Australians, beginning from their middle years of secondary schooling. Data collected include basic demographic variables, as well as information about educational and labour force participation extending over a number of years. The school survey Students participating in LSAY were originally sampled in 1995 from 298 schools nationally. In 1996 the schools from which the original sample of ...


Well-Being Among Young Australians: Effects Of Work And Home Life For Four Youth In Transition Cohorts., Nicole Fleming Sep 1998

Well-Being Among Young Australians: Effects Of Work And Home Life For Four Youth In Transition Cohorts., Nicole Fleming

LSAY Research Reports

This report examines the relationship of well-being with a variety of demographic and economic factors among Australian young people. Influences include gender, income, marital and employment status. Data for this report originated from the longitudinal study 'Youth in Transition' and the results indicate that income, employment and relationships are important for maintaining subjective well-being and happiness.


Youth Earnings In Australia 1980-1994: A Comparison Of Three Youth Cohorts, Gary Marks, Nicole Fleming Sep 1998

Youth Earnings In Australia 1980-1994: A Comparison Of Three Youth Cohorts, Gary Marks, Nicole Fleming

LSAY Research Reports

This report examines hourly earnings among Australian youth. The influences on hourly earnings were analysed in three sections. The first presents the correlation between earnings and social background, school factors, qualifications and labour market history. The second part models earnings using a four step procedure adding, sequentially, social and demographic background factors. school factors, qualifications and Year 12 completion, and employment history. The final section focuses on aging and cohort effects by examining the inmpact on hourly earnings of gender, schooling, qualifications and work experiences at particular ages.


Attitudes To School Life: Their Influences And Their Effects On Achievement And Leaving School, Gary Marks Sep 1998

Attitudes To School Life: Their Influences And Their Effects On Achievement And Leaving School, Gary Marks

LSAY Research Reports

This report investigates students' attitudes to school life. Such attitudes may have some implications for achievement and other outcomes of education. These attitudes can also be used as a measure for educational outcomes in their own right. This study examines three aspects of student attitudes to school life: changes over a time period; the influence of individual and school-level variables on attitudes; and the effect of these attitudes on achievement and leaving school.


Factors Influencing Youth Unemployment In Australia: 1980- 1994., Gary Marks, Nicole Fleming Jul 1998

Factors Influencing Youth Unemployment In Australia: 1980- 1994., Gary Marks, Nicole Fleming

LSAY Research Reports

Examines unemployment amongst Australian youth between 1980 and 1994. Factors associated with employment levels are discussed including demographic factors, educational achievement and economic indicators.


The School To Work Transition Of Indigenous Australians: A Review Of The Literature And Statistical Analysis, Michael Long, Tracey Frigo, Margaret Batten Jan 1998

The School To Work Transition Of Indigenous Australians: A Review Of The Literature And Statistical Analysis, Michael Long, Tracey Frigo, Margaret Batten

Indigenous Education Research

This report was commissioned by the Task Force on School to Work Transition for Indigenous Australians in the Department of Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs. The Task Force was established to examine issues of access to Departmental programs and services for young Indigenous people moving from school to work and to consider ways in which programs and polices could be enhanced to assist clients in overcoming barriers to education and employment. The report describes the current situation in terms of the pathways for Indigenous young people and their participation in relevant DEETYA programs. The report identifies barriers to successful ...


Lifelong Learning As A Policy Response, Phillip Mckenzie Jan 1998

Lifelong Learning As A Policy Response, Phillip Mckenzie

Centre for the Economics of Education & Training (CEET)

This paper attempts to identify the major elements of a lifelong learning framework, and the policy priorities if its aims are to be realised. In doing so, it comments on the progress that Australia has already made in this regard.


Schools In Australia: 1973-1998 The 25 Years Since The Karmel Report (Conference Proceedings), Australian Council For Educational Research (Acer) Jan 1998

Schools In Australia: 1973-1998 The 25 Years Since The Karmel Report (Conference Proceedings), Australian Council For Educational Research (Acer)

1998 - Schools in Australia: 1973-1998 The 25 years since the Karmel Report

The conference was organised by the Australian Council for Educational Research to honour Professor Peter Karmel in his concluding year as Chair of the ACER Council and Board of Directors. The Commonwealth Government became involved with school education in Australia in a new and major way with the establishment of the Australian Schools Commission in 1973. Professor Karmel was Chair of the Interim Committee for the Australian Schools Commission which presented its influential report, Schools in Australia, in 1973. This conference examines developments in schooling in Australia since then.


What's The Point? Political Attitudes Of Victorian Year 11 Students, Suzanne Mellor Jan 1998

What's The Point? Political Attitudes Of Victorian Year 11 Students, Suzanne Mellor

ACER Research Monographs

Examines the civic and political attitudes of young Australians. The study uses as its basis a study by the internationally recognised American researcher Caroline Hahn, who spent ten years investigating the political attitudes of students in the United States, England, Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands. The author examines students' attitudes on classroom climate, political experience and interest, political trust, efficacy and confidence as well as equal political rights for women, free expression and civic rights. By using a modified Hahn questionnaire, the author is able to compare Victorian and overseas students. The picture that emerges of our students' political attitudes ...