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Information About Continuation and Completion Rates


Information about continuation and completion rates Information about continuation and completion rates
(Updated Feb 5, 2015)


Information About Comparability of Standards


Using statistical approaches for comparability Using statistical approaches to achieving comparability of standards in a senior secondary subject
(Updated Mar 10, 2015)
Comparability Project working papers on approaches[1] Provisional list of criteria against which methods for year-to-year and between-jurisdiction comparability can be evaluated
(Updated Mar 10, 2015)


Statistics Related to Post-Year 10 Attainment in Education and Training: 2013

The numbers in these tables present a snap-shot of information in the TASC data base as at March 25, 2013. These numbers may change as the information held is updated after checks with providers. the TASC data base holds information about students' achievement in TASC accredited courses, Vocational Education and Training and TASC recognised courses.

There are four tables:
  • Table 1. Rates of attainment amongst post-year 10 students as a percentage of the age-cohort.

  • Table 2. Post-Year 10 students - counts and full-time equivalents

  • Table 3. Post-Year 10 direct continuation into education and training at equivalent of half-time or more

  • Table 4. Year 12/13 Student Attainment Data Profile

To download the tables file (pdf) click here.

Source: TQA Annual Report 2013 pages 55-58.

Table 3 has been extended to include direct continuation at various levels of minimum achievement - 1 single credit point, one third full-time, half-time and full-time.

Direct_Continuation_Rates_2007_-_2013 Direct continuation rates 2007 to 2013
(Updated Jul 15, 2014)


Destination Surveys 2010: Report

This study analyses relationships between results of a survey of young persons not continuing in education and training after year 10 and data about young persons' intentions, participation and achievement in post-year 10 education and training in Tasmania.
The focus of the study is, where possible, to identify risk factors associated with limited participation and achievement in post-year 10 education and training in Tasmania. The study identifies a range of statistically significant risk factors and suggests that these can be used to prioritise resources and actions.

To download a copy of this report (pdf) click here.

Tasmania's Guaranteeing Futures: Year 10 Pathway Plans 2007 - Preliminary Data Analysis


Under the Youth Participation in Education and Training (Guaranteeing Futures) Act (2005) all young people at the conclusion of Year 10 or upon turning 16 will be required to participate in a range of "eligible options" specified in a "participation record" of proposed study or training that must be lodged with the TASC.

A preliminary data analysis of the Pathway Plans lodged in 2007 is available from the link below:

Year10PathwayPlans2007Data Preliminary Data Analysis of Year 10 Pathway Plans 2007
(Updated Jun 4, 2008)
(Valid from Jun 2, 2008)


Tables providing a breakdown of the basic data by Statistical Local Area (SLA) are available from the link below:

SLA Tables providing a breakdown of the basic data by Statistical Local Area (SLA)
(Updated Jun 4, 2008)


Levels of Participation and Achievement Rates in Year 11 & 12 or Equivalent in Tasmania


participation _achievement_info Participation & Achievement Data 2008
(Updated Aug 25, 2009)

2007 update 2007 updated figures for particpation rate report
(Updated Jul 21, 2008)
Participation and achievement rates in Tasmania Levels of Participation and Achievement Rates in Years 11 and 12 or Equivalent
(Updated Dec 6, 2007)

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