The On Track Survey is conducted in April-May and involves a short telephone
survey of school leavers who attended school in the previous year and who
agreed to participate in the survey.
The On Track survey seeks to:
Offer a consistent and comprehensive approach to monitoring the transistions
of school leavers;
Report the information to schools, TAFE institutions and other education
providers, organisations concerned with assisting young people, policy makers,
parents and students;
Provide detailed analyses of the transistions experienced by different groups
Enable education providers to use the findings to monitor and improve their
Provide a referral service for school leavers who appear to be experiencing
difficulties in the transistion process. Results for individual schools are
usually published in June of the survey year.