The children in our study had concerns that included making friends, meeting new teachers and coping with school work.
LSAY is one of the biggest and oldest surveys of its kind in the world. It follows young Australians from the age of 15 to 25 to find out what helps and hinders them along the way.
The transition from primary to secondary school can be tough for children socially and emotionally. Students also do less physical activity in secondary school, and need help with this transition too.
Getting more children into secondary school in Kenya requires striking a balance between top-down policy and bottom-up implementation.
Kenyans should be demanding to know if the country is ready or able to offer free secondary education given past failures.
Education outcomes of young people can be improved with targeted interventions. At the centre lies the participation of partners – community, family and schools.
New partnerships between schools and colleges have helped more children with autism continue in further education.
There’s no national school starting age in Australia, so how do you know when to send them to school?