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Ilieva-Trichkova, Petya; Boyadjieva, Pepka – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
This article examines the importance of education in creating differences across European countries with regard to how young people experience job insecurity during their transition from school to work. On a theoretical level, two sets of educational system features which influence job insecurity are identified: institutional (stratification,…
Descriptors: Job Security, Unemployment, Cross Cultural Studies, Lifelong Learning
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Moy, Gregory; Polanin, Joshua R.; McPherson, Casey; Phan, Thuy-Vy – School Psychology International, 2018
"Second Step" is a universal social-emotional learning program designed to decrease antisocial behaviors, increase prosocial behaviors, and increase knowledge about content curriculum. Given the international focus of using Second Step to improve social-emotional skills, it is especially important to provide an updated synthesis on the…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Antisocial Behavior, Prosocial Behavior
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Schmidt-Unterberger, Barbara – International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 2018
The discourse on English-medium teaching in higher education uses several terms and concepts to describe practices, very often synonymously. This contribution aims to fill the research gap of a conceptualisation of English-medium teaching in higher education. It will identify relevant approaches and their corresponding terminology, as well as…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Language of Instruction
Cedefop - European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, 2018
The aim of the paper is to identify and analyse patterns and trends in enrolment in upper secondary initial vocational education and training (IVET) in Europe over the period 1995 to 2015. The research produced findings on comparability of the international data as well as trends in enrolment in upper secondary IVET and its share of enrolment in…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Secondary Education, Enrollment Trends, Foreign Countries
Cedefop - European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training, 2018
This research paper is the fifth in a series produced as part of the Cedefop project The changing nature and role of VET (2016-18). Based on comparative analysis of labour force survey data from 2014, the report analyses the vocational effect on labour market and education outcomes, asking whether any advantages conferred by vocational…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Vocational Education, Labor Market
Sicurella, Agathina; Delhaxhe, Arlette – Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, European Commission, 2018
This short report provides information on home education polices for primary and lower secondary level of education. It is structured in two parts: a comparative overview followed by national descriptions. The analysis shows that home education at the request of families is possible in a majority of educational systems. In many cases, parents have…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Compulsory Education