Given the increasing importance of STEM in education, enrolments in calculus mathematics for the HSC have dropped over the last 15 years. Why aren't students studying higher level maths? (PDF, 1.2MB) looks at whether there is an ATAR scaling advantage for non-calculus mathematics over calculus mathematics and whether that provides a reason for the dropping enrolments.
The transition from school to career is an important foundation of a happy and productive adult life, and is the point when young people can start to fulfil their potential in a way that affects their future. Turning aspirations into reality (PDF, 1MB) looks at the post-school expectations and destinations of young people in NSW, especially those who aspire to go to university.