ERIC Number: ED462601
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Finding a Balance: Fifteen Institutional Case Studies on the Relationship between Part-Time Work and Advanced Level Study. Report.
Hodgson, Ann, Ed.; Spours, Ken, Ed.
This document presents and discusses case studies that examined the relationship between part-time employment and advanced level study at 15 schools in Essex, England. "Foreword" (David Jones) provides a brief overview of the project. "Finding a Balance--Fifteen Institutional Case Studies on the Relationship between Part-time Work and Advanced Level Study" (Ann Hodgson and Key Spours) explains how the studies were carried out and discusses the following themes raised in the individual case studies: patterns of part-time work; teacher, student, parent, and employer attitudes toward students' part-time work; effects of part-time work on achievement; patterns of study and part-time work; gender differences among A level students; the balance between paid work, study, and other aspects of sixth form life; and Curriculum 2000 and larger programs of study. The remainder of the document consists of the case studies, which are titled as follows: "The Billericay School, Billericay" (Brian Balchin); "The John Bramston School, Witham" (Phil Newbury); "Chelmer Valley High School, Broomfield" (Jim Aylen-Smith); "Clacton County High School, Clacton-on-Sea" (Peter Wakeford); "Colbayns High School, Clacton-on-Sea" (John Raynor); "Davenant Foundation School, Loughton" (Elizabeth Moore); "The Harwich School, Harwich" (Suzanne Lynch); "Hylands School, Chelmsford" (Ian Rawstone); "Mayflower High School, Billericay" (Richard Maples); "Philip Morant School, Colchester" (Peter Johnson); "Rickstones Sixth Form College, Witham" (Maria Burton); "St. Mark's West Essex Catholic School, Harlow) (Ann Lawler); "St. Peter's High School, Burnham-on-Crouch" (Glen Michael); "Saffron Walden County High School, Saffron Walden" (Stephen Munday); and "The Sandon School, Sandon" Richard Chandler). (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Case Studies, Catholic Schools, Curriculum, Education Work Relationship, Educational Attitudes, Employer Attitudes, Employment Patterns, Foreign Countries, High Schools, Parent Attitudes, Part Time Employment, Postsecondary Education, Public Schools, Sex Differences, Student Attitudes, Student Employment, Teacher Attitudes, Two Year Colleges, Work Attitudes
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: London Univ. (England). Inst. of Education.
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)