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González-Romá, Vicente; Gamboa, Juan Pablo; Peiró, José M. – Journal of Career Development, 2018
We investigated whether a set of indicators of the employability dimensions proposed by Fugate, Kinicki, and Asforth (i.e., career identity, personal adaptability, and human and social capital) are related to university graduates' employment status and five indicators of the quality of their jobs (pay, hierarchical level, vertical and horizontal…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Employment Potential, Employment Level, Foreign Countries
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Görlich, Anne; Katznelson, Noemi – Educational Research, 2018
Background: Across Europe and the Nordic countries, unemployment among 18-30 year-olds is a major challenge, which in some countries is being tackled by focusing on education. In Denmark, young unemployed people or people on the margins of the education system are assessed regarding what is known as an "education requirement". Hence,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Unemployment, Out of School Youth, Young Adults
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Hutchinson, Jo – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2018
English independent schools are not required to follow government statutory guidance in a number of aspects including career education and guidance, and yet many are actively engaged in careers work and this has caught the attention of policymakers. State schools are subject to statutory guidance but, according to Ofsted and other authorities, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Guidance, Private Schools, Benchmarking
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Fitzgerald, Brian K.; Barkanic, Steve; Cardenas-Navia, Isabel; Chen, Janet; Gross, Ursula; Hughes, Debbie – Industry and Higher Education, 2018
This essay reviews the work of the US Business--Higher Education Forum (BHEF) in data science and analytics and offers a brief review of how BHEF catalysed responses from its academic members to meet the talent needs of its business members, highlighting implications for business and higher education in the future.
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Information Skills, STEM Education, Achievement Gap
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Pásztor, Adél – European Journal of Education, 2018
Focusing on Hungarian minority youth in a rural Slovakian setting, this article analyses their higher education aspirations and choices amidst significant economic, political and educational reforms. Relying on mixed methods and a longitudinal design, the research follows a cohort of high school students from their last year of secondary school…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Mixed Methods Research, Longitudinal Studies, High School Students
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Miller, Angie L.; Rocconi, Louis M.; Dumford, Amber D. – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2018
High-impact practices (HIPs) are important co-curricular educational experiences in post-secondary education, as they promote learning, development, and persistence among students. The goal of this study was to extend the research on HIPs to explore potential connections with HIP participation and career outcomes. Using data from the National…
Descriptors: College Seniors, Educational Practices, Education Work Relationship, Career Planning
Martin, John P. – OECD Publishing, 2018
The OECD Survey of Adult Skills is the jewel in the crown of its Programme for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC). This paper argues that the findings and policy lessons from the project to date justify the high hopes which were placed in PIAAC when detailed planning for the project began in 2003. First, it presents a brief…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Skill Analysis, Surveys, Achievement Tests
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Silva, Patrícia; Lopes, Betina; Costa, Marco; Melo, Ana I.; Dias, Gonçalo Paiva; Brito, Elisabeth; Seabra, Dina – Studies in Higher Education, 2018
Higher education institutions are increasingly concerned with the professional insertion of graduates in the labour market and with the design of institutional mechanisms to facilitate students' transition from higher education to work, particularly given the context of scarcity of financial resources and the rise of graduate unemployment. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Internship Programs, Program Effectiveness
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Appleby, Drew C. – Teaching of Psychology, 2018
Undergraduate psychology programs have not always provided the same level of support for their job-seeking students than they have for those preparing to become psychologists. This is a particularly unfortunate situation because, according to the American Psychological Association's Center for Workforce Studies (American Psychological Association,…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Psychology, Majors (Students), Job Training
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McBeath, Margaret; Drysdale, Maureen T. B.; Bohn, Nicholas – Education & Training, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the relationship between peer support and sense of belonging on the mental health and overall well-being, with a specific focus on comparing the perceptions of students in a work-integrated learning (WIL) program to those in a traditional non-WIL program. Design/methodology/approach: Semi-structured…
Descriptors: Integrated Activities, Mental Health, Grounded Theory, Qualitative Research
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Graf, Lukas; Gardin, Matias – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
Luxembourg exhibits strong transnational traits within its skills regime, defying any neat fit with existing educational typologies. It is characterised by its high-skill economy, cross-cultural characteristics, and central location within the European Union. As such, Luxembourg has developed a hybrid strategy of responding to labour market…
Descriptors: Knowledge Economy, Foreign Countries, Labor Market, Cultural Pluralism
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Acosta-Ballesteros, Juan; Osorno-del Rosal, María del Pilar; Rodríguez-Rodríguez, Olga María – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
The objective of this paper is to identify the effect of education on young workers' time-related underemployment as well as analysing whether education has been a defence mechanism against the recent crisis. Especially relevant is the analysis regarding field of study, which has not been addressed in the underemployment literature. Using data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Underemployment, Employment, Education Work Relationship
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Tran, Thi Tuyet – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
Literature suggests that educational attainment is one of the significant factors affecting youth transition to work. The process of capital accumulation through education is suggested as the key marker of social inclusion and exclusion. This paper compares the educational attainment among youth in Vietnam with their status in employment. It uses…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Education Work Relationship, Educational Attainment, Comparative Analysis
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Waddoups, C. Jeffrey – Education Economics, 2018
The study reveals that the positive correlation between formal education and job training (complementarity) has weakened during the 2000s. Using U.S. Census Bureau data from the Survey of Income and Program Participation, the study finds that although workers in all categories of educational attainment felt the decline, the effects were strongest…
Descriptors: Correlation, Education Work Relationship, Educational Trends, Job Training
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Jääskelä, Päivikki; Nykänen, Seija; Tynjälä, Päivi – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2018
This article examines how Finnish universities and other higher education institutes have responded to the challenges posed by rapid changes in the world of work and societies all over Europe, particularly with reference to the development of generic skills. The data were collected by means of individual and group interviews at three Finnish…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Skill Development, Higher Education, Interviews
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