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Carnevale, Anthony P.; Smith, Nicole; Melton, Michelle; Price, Eric, W. – Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, 2015
For decades, the popular conception of a college student in this country has been the full-time residential financially dependent student who enrolls in a four-year college immediately after graduating from high school. That student has not been the norm at U.S. postsecondary institutions for more than 30 years. Such students exist but they are…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Employment, Disadvantaged Youth, Age Differences
Olson, Annette, Ed. – 1994
Some returned Peace Corps volunteers believe that U.S. foreign policy has been more damaging than helpful in the Third World. They question the links between U.S. foreign and military policy and the Peace Corps. This book addresses such questions and brings together resources and information that will help the prospective volunteer find an…
Descriptors: Activism, Community Development, Developing Nations, Employment Opportunities
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Roggero, Paola; Tarricone, Rosanna; Nicoli, Marco; Mangiaterra, Viviana – Disability & Society, 2006
Even though there are good examples of people with disabilities mainstreamed in the labour market (Bruyere et al., 2004), the situation is still far from being positive, particularly when labour markets are in constant flux due to rapid globalization and technological change, unless new approaches are adopted. In light of this, the World Bank…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Attitudes toward Disabilities, International Studies, Mainstreaming
Singh, Sergit – 1992
Findings from a study that explored the training/development opportunities desired by secondary school heads in Negara Brunei Darussalam are presented in this paper. A questionnaire administered to 22 national secondary school college heads who attended a workshop in July 1991 elicited 16 completions. Information was gathered about those aspects…
Descriptors: Administrator Characteristics, Administrator Effectiveness, Administrator Responsibility, Foreign Countries
Patton, Stacey – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2012
Stakeholders want to know whether the graduates remained in the states where they got their professional science master's (PSM) degree, what their job titles were, and the type of employers they were working for. Business leaders, governors, and university-system heads want to know if graduates are contributing to job creation and work-force…
Descriptors: Stakeholders, Graduates, Job Placement, Careers
Universities UK, 2016
Universities transform lives. Going to university leads to new ways of seeing the world, to new horizons and networks, and to significantly enhanced job opportunities, but not everyone benefits in the same way. Fewer students from socially and economically disadvantaged backgrounds go to university, and when they do they tend not to do as well as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Higher Education, Access to Education
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Crenshaw, Edward; Ameen, Ansari – Population Research and Policy Review, 1993
This cross-national assessment of the empirical determinants of income inequality and infant mortality employs policy-relevant variables suggested by the major macrosocial theory of development and stratification. Findings indicate that modernization and ecological-evolutionary theories provide more consistent explanations of social inequalities…
Descriptors: Correlation, Developing Nations, Equal Opportunities (Jobs), Infant Mortality
Atanasov, Kathryn Goss – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This phenomenological study explored the lived experiences of ten practiced American high school counselors and their work with student substance users. The results of this study provide a rich description and deeper understanding the school counselors' social and cultural worlds--Illuminating the circumstances under which the participants found…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, High Schools, School Counselors, Substance Abuse
Fuller, Mary M. – Training and Development Journal, 1973
Focuses on the inappropriate usage of the third person singular pronoun he'' in the business world. (DS)
Descriptors: Discriminatory Legislation, Employment, Employment Qualifications, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
Beck, Charles E.; French, Monique – Online Submission, 2016
Internships for academic credit serve as a joint venture between the university and the business communities, helping both groups meet their organizational objectives. Businesses gain qualified, temporary workers with verifiable skills for specific job needs. Administered properly, the academic credit does not merely certify on-the-job training,…
Descriptors: Internship Programs, Business Schools, School Business Relationship, Student Characteristics
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Jonyo, Dorothy Owuor; Jonyo, Bonn Odera – European Journal of Educational Sciences, 2017
This is a conceptual paper which reviewed teacher management in Kenya with a particular focus on the emerging issues. Organizations in all sectors are striving to succeed despite the many challenges they face including issues of globalization, rapid changes, especially changes in technology, leadership dynamics and increased competition among…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Teacher Shortage, Educational Quality
Rumbaugh, Welcome A.; And Others – 1980
This manual is intended for use by secondary school and two-year college personnel engaged in placement work, career education, and guidance. It contains five sections, nineteen short appendixes, and fifteen brochures and reproducible items. Outlined in the first section are secondary and postsecondary job search and placement concepts and a…
Descriptors: Activities, Administrator Guides, Career Education, Career Guidance
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Jackson, Liz – Policy Futures in Education, 2017
A new kind of gender equality ideology is rising in popularity in Western societies. While emphasising gender equality for the next generation, this new ideology sees feminism in a pragmatic and simplistic way, as nonthreatening to the status quo, in politics, popular culture, and economy. In the economic sphere, Sheryl Sandberg's "Lean…
Descriptors: Feminism, Higher Education, Gender Differences, Sex Fairness
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Sabzalieva, Emma – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2015
Largely unknown to most of the world, Kyrgyzstan has a flourishing higher education (HE) sector, with more universities per head than other countries with similar populations. Kyrgyzstan is also a major regional importer of international students in Central Asia. This paper opens up this understudied country in three ways: first, through a brief…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Performance Factors, Interviews
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Oliver, Beverley; Jorre de St Jorre, Trina – Higher Education Research and Development, 2018
Given global uncertainty related to rapid technological developments and the world of work, alongside other equally (if not more) concerning social and political disruptions--the assurance of graduate attributes of importance to employability and citizenship are arguably more important than ever. In this paper, we investigate three areas of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Needs, Quality Assurance
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