After the ATAR: understanding how Gen Z transition into further education and employment

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Author: Bisson, Ruby; Stubley, Will


This research paper is designed to provide insights into how youth are feeling about life, high school, the [Australian Tertiary Admission Rank] ATAR and the transition into further education and employment. The paper is comprised primarily of data mined from two surveys of Australian youth conducted by Year13 in 2017. These surveys were designed to inform communication strategies and to gain a better understanding of how industries could engage with youth more effectively. The paper is divided into two parts. Part one contextualises the lifestyle of youth pre-transition, and focuses on...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Outcomes; Research; Participation; Employment

Keywords: Youth transitions; Transition from secondary to further education and training; Transition from education and training to employment; Admission requirements; Survey; Perception; Wellbeing

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Sydney, New South Wales: Year13, 2017

Physical description: 42 p.

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Also called: After the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank: understanding how Generation Z transition into further education and employment

Resource type: Report

Rights: Copyright 2017. Year13's 'After the ATAR: understanding how Gen Z transition into further education and employment' research paper is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non-commercial 4.0 International license (CC BY-NC 4.0 AU). To view a copy of the licence visit:

Call number: TD/TNC 129.296

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