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Transition from school to work: A longitudinal investigation of unemployment, underemployment, alienation, social exclusion and mental health in young people [ 2005 - 2007 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/DP0556377]

Researchers Prof AH Winefield; Dr PH Delfabbro; A/Prof MF Dollard; Dr JC Metzer; Dr A Hammarstrom

Brief description This project will provide detailed insights into the early identification of young people most likely to experience poorer outcomes in the later years of school and in the transition to the workforce or higher education. The findings have implications for State and National policies relating to the healthy development of young Australians; the enhancement of school completion and retention rates, and school-based strategies to facilitate young people's transition to the workforce. The study will further gain comparative insights into the experiences of students in coeducational vs. single-sex environments, private vs. public schools, and in regional as opposed to metropolitan areas.

Funding Amount $153,512

Funding Scheme Discovery Projects

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