2007 Next Step Longitudinal (Pre-ETRF)
The 2007 Next Step Longitudinal study (Pre-ETRF cohort) report is based on the second wave of the longitudinal study and documents the study and work pathways of young people in the two years since they completed Year 12 in 2005.
The second wave of the longitudinal study was conducted between September and October 2007. A total of 11 190 responses were collected, representing a response rate of 84.9 per cent.
Summary results from the third wave of the study show:
- 94.7 per cent of Year 12 completers were studying or in paid employment
- 60.8 per cent were in some recognised form of education and training
- 37.0 per cent were undertaking a university degree
- 23.8 per cent were studying vocational education and training (VET)
- 7.1 per cent were campus-based VET students with 4.3 per cent of these studying at Certificate IV level or higher
- 16.6 per cent were undertaking employment-based training, either as an apprentice (13.0 per cent) or trainee (3.6 per cent)
- 33.9 per cent were employed and not studying, 3.2 per cent were looking for work and not studying and a further 2.1 per cent were neither working, seeking work nor studying.
Detailed results of the 2007 Next Step Longitudinal study (Pre-ETRF cohort) can be found in a comprehensive statewide report 587K.
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