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ERIC Number: EJ609324
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0040-0912
The Complexity and Unpredictability of Young People's Learning Careers.
Bloomer, Martin; Hodkinson, Phil
Education + Training, v42 n2 p68-74 2000
A 4-year study of 50 young British adults aged 16-19 in further education found the following: (1) few made informed choices about courses and careers; (2) most experienced significant unpredictability and complexity in their learning careers; (3) economic and cultural capital played an important role; and (4) structured policy approaches sometimes worsened outcomes. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Great Britain)