Listen to me I'm leaving: early school leaving in South Australian secondary schools


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The Student's Completing School project was funded by the Australian Research Council (ARC) and involved a partnership between the South Australian Department of Education, Training and Employment (DETE), the Senior Secondary Assessment Board of South Australia (SSABSA) and the Flinders Institute for the Study of Teaching (FIST). This document reports on a project study reflecting an Australia-wide concern about the fall in student retention in the postcompulsory years of schooling since the peak in 1992. The research aimed to offer a forum for students to express their own feelings and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Labour market; Providers of education and training; Secondary education; Employment; Youth; Students; Participation; Teaching and learning

Keywords: Dropout; Secondary school; Transition from education and training to employment; School leavers; Student retention; Student attrition; Training

Geographic subjects: Oceania; Australia; South Australia

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: Flinders Institute for the Study of Teaching, 2000

Physical description: ix, 339 p.

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ISBN: 0725806850

Statement of responsibility: John Smyth ... [et al.]

Resource type: Book

Document number: TD/TNC 76.375

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