The Next Step post-school destination surveys identify the study, work or other point-in-time destinations of students who leave or complete school in Queensland.
Longitudinal studies track the pathways of specific groups of school leavers over several years.
Year 12 Completers survey
survey includes all students who complete Year 12 at a Queensland state, Catholic or independent school during the previous year.
longitudinal study follows (through to 2018) a sample of young people who completed Year 12 in 2010. A previous longitudinal study of Year 12 completers from 2005 was completed in 2013.
Early School Leavers survey
survey includes all students who left a Queensland state school in Years 10, 11 or before completing Year 12 during the previous year.
longitudinal study of school leavers who left school before completing Year 12 in 2010 was completed in 2014.
Contact the Next Step team
Performance Monitoring and Reporting
Department of Education
PO Box 15033
City East QLD 4002
Phone: (07) 3055 2845