From STEM to leaf: where are Australia’s science, mathematics, engineering and technology (STEM) students heading?

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The purpose of this research report is to provide policy-makers with information to assist understanding of the pathways students take from STEM [science, technology, engineering and mathematics] school subjects to commencing post-school study of STEM, and whether this then translates into STEM occupations. The report uses data from the well-established Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY), which provides information on the subject choices of Australian youth in Year 12 and allows analysis of those undertaking STEM subjects in school, those commencing post-school study, and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Pathways; Technology; Secondary education; Research; Statistics; Industry; Teaching and learning; Career development

Keywords: Longitudinal study; Longitudinal data; Postsecondary education; Career choice

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2008

Physical description: 38 p.

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On cover: Final report [August 2008]

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 95.93

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