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Borràs, Vicent; Trinidad, Albert; Alcaraz, Nuria; Moreno-Colom, Sara – Journal of Education and Work, 2022
The objective of this article is to analyse how the territory operates in the employability of young people who have failed or dropped out of school. As a starting hypothesis, we propose that the local traditions and the productive model linked to the territory condition the training and work expectations of the young population. A case study…
Descriptors: Geographic Location, Role, Employment Potential, Foreign Countries
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Wielers, Rudi; Hummel, Lisa; van der Meer, Peter – Journal of Education and Work, 2022
Burnout complaints among young workers in The Netherlands are high and increasing. Our research question is whether and how the high burn-out complaints of young workers in the Netherlands are associated with the employment relationships in the flexible labour market. We argue that especially an insecure career perspective contributes to burn-out…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Burnout, Work Environment, Psychological Patterns
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Chue, Shien; Säljö, Roger; Lee, Yew-Jin; Pang, Ethan Loke-Wee – Journal of Education and Work, 2022
We examine the challenges and emergent nature of learning during undergraduate internships. Much scholarly inquiry on the latter focuses on internship experiences within traditional professional domains such as medicine, teacher education, and other fields. There is less knowledge about undergraduate interns entering more fluid and recent work…
Descriptors: Barriers, Internship Programs, Case Studies, Undergraduate Students
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Skrobanek, Jan; Vysotskaya, Volha – Journal of Education and Work, 2022
Based on biographical interviews from an intra-European youth mobility study in Luxembourg and Norway the article aims to contribute to the debate on how to understand and account for complexities of agency in youth intra-European employment mobility. Critically reflecting and operationalising Emirbayer and Misches's conceptualisation of agentic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Youth, Occupational Mobility, Employment Patterns
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Leahy, Mary – Journal of Education and Work, 2022
In Australia and elsewhere, aged care and disability services are being transformed by the introduction of person-centred approaches. This radical reform to prioritise the dignity and needs of the people receiving care or support is an urgent matter of justice. Person-centred approaches are also transforming the organisation and conditions of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Qualifications, Older Adults
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Stavrou, Sophia – Journal of Education and Work, 2022
?n a policy context in which the harmonisation of HE curricula towards connection with the labour market is pursued, the article seeks to elucidate under-theorised and over-aggregated accounts of the role of the field of study in graduate employability and to investigate it from a new analytical angle to explain variations between fields. Using…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Policy, Education Work Relationship, Social Class
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van Laar, Ester; van Deursen, Alexander J.A.M.; van Dijk, Jan A.G.M. – Journal of Education and Work, 2022
The creative industry is a sector where digitisation inevitably changes work practices and the skill requirements are high. The rapid digitisation makes it imperative for workers to acquire digital skills beyond mere technical use. The aim of this study is twofold: (1) to offer a deeper analysis of the nature and level of 21st-century digital…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Policy Formation, Skill Development, Technological Literacy
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Villers, Stephanie; Oberholzer, Jan – Journal of Education and Work, 2022
Students invest time and money in post-secondary education to secure employment in their chosen field of study. In the past, choices were often constrained by the type of credential (college diploma or university bachelor's degree). Albeit this decision criterion became blurred when colleges started offering bachelor's degrees. Matriculating…
Descriptors: Skill Development, Employment Potential, Course Descriptions, Vocabulary
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Wolfgram, Matthew; Ahrens, Vivien – Journal of Education and Work, 2022
Internships are increasingly promoted as a high impact practice to improve students' post-graduation employment outcomes, and educators often encourage students to participate in multiple internships. Yet, there is a lack of research on the sociocultural contexts associated with multiple internship participation. We present findings about the…
Descriptors: Internship Programs, Socioeconomic Influences, Cultural Influences, College Students
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Paterson, Lindsay – Journal of Education and Work, 2022
A unique series of surveys of school leavers in Scotland (1952-98) is used to investigate long-term developments in the transition of young people from school. Transitions changed greatly in the half century, and varied by sex and socio-economic status. School attainment became increasingly important in giving school leavers access to post-school…
Descriptors: Dropouts, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Educational History
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Karollil, Mamatha – Journal of Education and Work, 2022
This paper presents constructions of 'work' through a comparative charting of the manner in which young people across rural India, urban India, and the urban UK account for their educational and work trajectories. The comparison grounds an interrogation of the individualisation thesis and the reflexive biography, an influential analytical…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Employment, Work Attitudes, Cultural Influences
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Lorentzen, Thomas; Vogt, Kristoffer Chelsom – Journal of Education and Work, 2022
In this article, we present the results from a sequence analysis of two cohorts of young people skilled in gender-segregated vocational education in Norway. By using administrative data on monthly statuses in education, employment and welfare, we map life course trajectories during the 11 years after completion. The results suggest that men…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Gender Differences, Foreign Countries, Gender Bias
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Boyle, Kathryn A. – Journal of Education and Work, 2022
This article answers the call for more research on Millennials' experience of the graduate transition to work (GTW). Using an identity perspective, it investigates how Millennials explored and developed their career identities after the GTW, with a particular focus on traits often associated with younger generations such as boundaryless, protean…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Adjustment (to Environment), Age Groups, College Graduates
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Ha, Nguyen Thi Ngoc – Journal of Education and Work, 2022
This article explores the involvement of industry professionals and barriers to their involvement in Work-Integrated Learning (WIL) in three Vietnamese public universities that implement the Profession-Oriented Higher Education (POHE) framework. Thematic analysis of 15 in-depth interviews and three focus groups revealed that only WIL activities…
Descriptors: Professional Education, Workplace Learning, State Universities, Barriers
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James Relly, Susan; Laczik, Andrea – Journal of Education and Work, 2022
With successive changes to apprenticeship policy, shifting emphasis on the amount of involvement of employers in engaging and delivering apprenticeship, and an over-reliance on further education to fill the gaps in the midst of its own storm, this article explores the successful ingredients for employer engagement in apprenticeship and vocational…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Employers, Participation, Vocational Education
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