A 3-decade 'moving picture' of young Australians' study, work and life, thanks to LSAY

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Author: Parvazian, Somayeh; Semo, Ronnie

Abstract:

The Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth (LSAY) unpack the lives of young Australians as they leave school, enter further study or the workforce and make the transition into adulthood. The information collected from these groups of students, or 'cohorts', is used to better understand what helps or hinders this transition. This includes things like the effect of schools on year 12 completion, whether government benefits like Youth Allowance help students complete their studies, and the factors that help a young person find full-time work sooner. LSAY is one of Australia's biggest and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Statistics; Pathways; Students; Vocational education and training; Higher education; Employment; Research

Keywords: Youth transitions; Longitudinal data; Longitudinal study; Survey; Transition from education and training to employment; Transition from secondary to further education and training; History; Youth program

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: [Melbourne, Victoria]: The Conversation Media Group, 2020

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https://theconversation.com/a-3-decade-moving-picture-of-young-australians-study-work-and-life-thanks-to-lsay-141134

Also called: A 3-decade 'moving picture' of young Australians' study, work and life, thanks to the Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth

Journal title: The conversation

Journal date: 14 August, 2020

Pages: [3] p.

Resource type: Article

Document number: TD/TNC 146.304

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