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The mid-year census bulletin (PDF, 620kB) presents enrolment data from various years to 2017 using mid-year census data. It includes tables, maps and charts on NSW government schools and students. 

Tell Them From Me Student Survey Trial Final Rpt 2014

Authors: Marita Merlene, Wendy Hodge, Kerry Hart, Alexandra Ellinson, Ofir Thaler

Evaluator company/business: ARTD Consultants

Year: 2014

URL or PDF: Download the Evaluation of the 'Tell Them From Me' student survey trial (PDF, 1.14MB).

Summary: This formative evaluation provided insight and advice for the future implementation of student surveys. Mixed methods were used —surveys, case studies in five schools and semi-structured interviews. 172 secondary schools and 55 primary schools took part in the pilot  online student survey and were approached to participate in the evaluation. The evaluation found that principals favoured the continuation of the student survey and the introduction of similar surveys for teachers and for parents.

Published in Evaluation repository

Language participation in NSW secondary schools (PDF, 7MB).

This paper reviews school and classroom factors which can increase participation in languages in secondary schools. It is a companion piece to CESE's case studies on language participation in NSW secondary schools.

Download Language participation in NSW secondary schools (PDF, 7MB).

Published in Research report

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These case studies highlight the school and classroom-based practices that four individual schools identify as contributing to their success in language participation. They are a companion to the Language participation literature review.

Armidale High School (PDF, 530kB)

Burwood Girls High School (PDF, 710kB)

Cabramatta High School (PDF, 605kB)

Cherrybrook Technology High School (PDF, 611kB)

Published in Research report

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The mid-year census bulletin (PDF, 1.1MB)  summarises the enrolment results of the 2016 mid-year census of students in NSW government schools, and includes tables, maps and charts. The census of non-government schools undertaken by the Australian Government Department of Education is also completed on the same day. 

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

Schools: InBrief mid-year census 2015

Mid-Year Census 2015 

The mid-year census bulletin (PDF, 850kB) summarises the enrolment results of the 2015 mid-year census of students in NSW government schools, and includes tables, maps and charts. The census of non-government schools undertaken by the Australian Government Department of Education is also completed on the same day. 

Student Support Officer Initiative Final Rpt 2014

Authors: Illan Katz, Andrew Griffiths, Jane Bullen and Daniel Nethery 
Evaluator company/business: Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC), University of New South Wales
Year: 2014 
URL or PDF: Download the Review of the Student Support Officer Initiative (PDF, 308kB)
Summary: Through surveys, interviews and review of records the evaluators reviewed the role of the student support officers across NSW. Attendance rates were reviewed in schools with SSOs. There was strong support for the positions from all stakeholders and it was thought that they made an important contribution to student wellbeing.

Published in Evaluation repository

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