At the end of secondary school, most students complete a Year 12 certificate. The subjects that students choose to study for this certificate can have a major influence on the educational and career options open to them after finishing school. Dr Sue Thomson explains how particular subjects or subject combinations are more likely to act as gateways to higher education or to vocational education and training, while other combinations are more likely to lead to the workforce.
Thomson, S. (2005, April 01). Examining The Consequences For Year 12 Course Choices. Research Developments. 14(14) https://research.acer.edu.au/resdev/vol14/iss14/3