How young people are faring '08: an update about the learning and work situation of young Australians

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Author: Lamb, Stephen; Mason, Kate

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Foundation for Young Australians (FYA); University of Melbourne. Centre for Post-Compulsory Education and Lifelong Learning (CPELL)


This report is the tenth edition of an annual series providing information on how successfully the Australian education and training system is working to meet the needs of young Australians as they make the transition from school to further study and work. This edition is presented in the context of a new Commonwealth government and a new education and training agenda. Key findings include: seven in ten 15 to 19 year-olds are engaged in full-time education, and a further 17 per cent are working full time; engagement in education and training varies by age and state and territory; falls...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Statistics; Labour market; Participation; Employment; Teaching and learning

Keywords: Statistical analysis; Statistical data; Unemployed; Unemployment; Transition from education and training to employment; Employment status; Labour force participation; Education; Training

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia

Published: Sydney, New South Wales: Foundation for Young Australians, 2008

Physical description: ix, 54 p.

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Statement of responsibility: [prepared by Stephen Lamb and Kate Mason]

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/ERD 87.178

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