Review of the Student Support Officer Initiative

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Authors Illan Katz, Andrew Griffiths, Jane Bullen and Daniel Nethery
Evaluator company Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC), University of New South Wales
Year 2014
Classification Other evidence
Study type Pre-post study
Evaluation type Both process and outcome


Through surveys, interviews and review of records the evaluators reviewed the role of the student support officers across NSW. Attendance rates were reviewed in schools with SSOs. There was strong support for the positions from all stakeholders and it was thought that they made an important contribution to student wellbeing.


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