Lamb, S., Maire, Q., Walstab, A., Newman, G., Doecke, E. and Davies, M. (2018) Improving participation and success in VET for disadvantaged learners. Adelaide: NCVER.
Lamb, S., Maire, Q. and Doecke, E. (2017) Key Skills for the 21st Century: an evidence-based review. Sydney: NSW Department of Education.
Lamb, S., Jackson, J., Walstab, A., and Huo, S. (2015) Educational opportunity in Australia 2015: Who succeeds and who misses out. Centre for International Research on Education Systems, Victoria University, for the Mitchell Institute. Melbourne: Mitchell Institute.
Robinson, L. and Lamb, S. (2012) How Young People are Faring. Foundation for Young Australians, Melbourne.
Davies, M., Lamb, S. & Doecke, E. (2011) Strategic Review of Effective Re-Engagement Models for Disengaged Learners. Melbourne: DEECD.
Lamb, S., Markussen, A., Teese, R., Sandberg, N. & Polesel, J. (Eds.) (2011) School dropout and completion: international comparative studies in theory and practice. Dordrecht: Springer.
Zhenyi, H. & Lamb, S. (2010) International Comparisons of China’s Technical and Vocational Education and Training System. Dordrecht: Springer.
Teese, R., Lamb, S. & Duru-Bellat, M. (Eds.) (2007) International Studies in Educational Inequality, Theory and Policy. Dordrecht: Springer.
Maire, Q., & Lamb, S. (2017). Inequalities in Students' Well-being Experiences and Skills in French Secondary Education: A Perspective from the International Study of City Youth (ISCY) in Bordeaux. In J. Marcionetti, L. Castelli, & A. Crescentini (Eds.), Well-being in Education Systems (pp. 94-98). Firenze: Hogrefe.
Lamb, S. and Walstab, A. (2010) Non-completion in vocational education and training: issues, patterns and possibilities. In McGaw, B. (Editor in Chief), Third International Encyclopaedia in Education (pp. 1-15). London: Elsevier.
Lamb, S. (2007) School reform and inequality in urban Australia: a case of residualising the poor. In R. Teese, S. Lamb and M. Duru-Bellat (Eds.), International Studies in Educational Inequality, Theory and Policy (pp. 1-38). Netherlands: Springer.
Refereed journal articles
Lamb, S. (2011) ‘TVET and the poor: challenges and possibilities’, International Journal of Training Research, vol. 9(1/2), pp. 80–101.
Walstab, A. and Lamb, S. (2009) ‘Participation in VET across Australia: a regional analysis’, Australian Bulletin of Labour, vol. 35(2), pp. 452-487.
Doecke, E. and Lamb, S. (2017) Student well-being within Melbourne, Australia: findings from the International Study of City Youth. In Marcionetti, J., Castelli, L. and Crescentini, A. (Eds.), Well-being in Education Systems Conference Abstract Book. Locarno 2017 (pp.89-93). Florence, Italy: Hogrefe Editore.
Lamb, S., Glover, S. and Walstab, A. (2014) “Educational Disadvantage and Regional and Rural Schools”. ACER Research Conference. Melbourne.
Davies, M. and Lamb, S. (2012) ‘Effective strategies for re-engaging low skill adult dropouts in education and training’. Paper presented at the American Education Research Association (AERA) Conference, Vancouver BC.
Lamb, S. (2011) ‘International Differences in Dropout and Inequality’, Paper presented at the AERA Annual Conference, New Orleans.