NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Source
Journal of Education and Work632
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 632 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ojala, Kristiina; Isopahkala-Bouret, Ulpukka; Varhelahti, Mervi – Journal of Education and Work, 2021
Graduate employability research typically focuses on young graduates' entry to the labour market. Little is known about the careers of adults who attain higher education degrees in mid-life. This article explores Finnish University of Applied Sciences (UAS) Master's degree graduates' mid-career trajectories using retrospectively collected…
Descriptors: Adults, Nontraditional Students, College Graduates, Employment Potential
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Béduwé, Catherine; Giret, Jean François – Journal of Education and Work, 2021
In this study, we examine how student employment impacts higher educational trajectories in France. Focussing on undergraduates' educational outcomes, we show the consequences of different intensities and levels of recurrence of student employment on perseverance in higher education. We use data from a nationally representative four-year…
Descriptors: Student Employment, Part Time Employment, Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lam, Beatrice Oi-Yeung; Tang, Hei-hang Hayes – Journal of Education and Work, 2021
Declining employment prospects of graduates have been reported in the international literature and in Hong Kong. This casts doubts on the 'employability' of graduates of an expanding higher education sector. Yet, published patterns and trends of graduate employment outcomes do not tell us much about the contextualised processes that 'match' or…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Employment Potential, Higher Education, Education Work Relationship
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Altreiter, Carina – Journal of Education and Work, 2021
The article investigates mechanisms of class reproduction by looking at school-to-work transitions of young blue-collar workers from Austria. The study adopts a Bourdieusian explanatory framework to show how working-class kids are guided towards picking up apprenticeship training instead of pursuing further education. Two classed dispositions are…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Working Class, Education Work Relationship, Blue Collar Occupations
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Spöttl, Georg; Windelband, Lars – Journal of Education and Work, 2021
Within the context of 'Industry 4.0', work organisation and work processes will change, along with ongoing automation and real-time oriented control of production. The same is true for work contents and the interaction and communication between humans and technology, which entail many consequences for users and providers throughout the entire…
Descriptors: Job Skills, Industrialization, Vocational Education, Automation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Felder, Alexandra; Duemmler, Kerstin; Caprani, Isabelle – Journal of Education and Work, 2021
Based on qualitative research on and automation technology apprentices in Switzerland, this paper examines apprentices' experiences of participating in their company's production activities and becoming members of their community of practice, and the influence of these experiences on the development of their occupational identity. Participation in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Masonry, Building Trades, Automation
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Attfield, Kate – Journal of Education and Work, 2021
The further and higher educational experiences and consequent employability of women with the under-researched Triple X syndrome are arguably unknown. This research study examines their special educational needs (where relevant), and their negotiation of conventional educative systems, throughout the stages of post-compulsory education and into…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Genetic Disorders, Special Needs Students, Educational Needs
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Powers, Tim E. – Journal of Education and Work, 2020
Motivated students have been shown to persist longer in post-secondary education. As a multidimensional psychological construct, motivation is shaped by within- and between-person perceptions of context. Empirical measures of distinct workplace and trade school subjective task values (STVs) were examined, and their predictions of apprentices'…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Student Motivation, Trade and Industrial Education, Vocational Schools
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Rambla, Xavier; Castioni, Remi; Sepúlveda, Leandro – Journal of Education and Work, 2020
Although the challenges of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) have become apparent in middle-income countries, the making of these systems has not been systematically theorised and compared. This article discusses such processes in Brazil --a recognised emerging economy, and Chile-- one of the last economies to join the high…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Foreign Countries, Lifelong Learning, Political Issues
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hora, Matthew T.; Parrott, Emily; Her, Pa – Journal of Education and Work, 2020
At a time when colleges and universities are anxious to prove that their graduates are employable, internships are being increasingly touted as valuable 'high-impact' practices. However, how students themselves conceptualise internships is poorly understood, which inhibits the inclusion of their voices in the employability discourse and…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Centered Learning, Internship Programs, Program Design
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Naess, Terje – Journal of Education and Work, 2020
The main purpose of this article is to analyse to what degree master's degree education in Norway enhances employability through enhancing or signalling generic competence, or through enhancing specialised competence. Using multiple correspondence analysis on the links between educational group, economic activity and sector, educational groups…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Masters Degrees, Graduate Study
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Karpefors, Max; van Riemsdijk, Micheline – Journal of Education and Work, 2020
The Palestinian information technology (IT) sector is growing. Meanwhile, an ongoing out-migration of IT professionals and graduates is taking place. Drawing on group, pair and individual interviews, as well as fieldwork observations, this paper investigates highly skilled IT students' intentions to stay in or to leave the West Bank. In…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Information Technology, Student Mobility
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
McDonald, Paula – Journal of Education and Work, 2020
Participation in open market internships by higher education students and graduates has significantly expanded. This has created growing opportunities for intermediaries or 'brokers' to organise and charge fees for placing individuals in organisations, either in their home country or abroad. Despite being voluntary, open market internships may be…
Descriptors: College Students, College Graduates, Internship Programs, Job Placement
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Culliney, Martin – Journal of Education and Work, 2020
This paper contributes to debates around social mobility and social capital by exploring the links between social class background, assistance from non-parental personal contacts for finding employment, and social class destination. The literature on social mobility, social capital and social networks is reviewed, drawing a conceptual distinction…
Descriptors: Social Mobility, Social Class, Social Capital, Employment
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bratsberg, Bernt; Nyen, Torgeir; Raaum, Oddbjørn – Journal of Education and Work, 2020
Some countries have certifying institutions for competence acquired at the workplace. These institutions provide incentives for workplace training that may have favourable effects on productivity, earnings and labour market participation. We present evidence on the earnings effects of attaining vocational qualifications in adulthood through two…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Apprenticeships, Workplace Learning, Work Experience
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5  |  6  |  7  |  8  |  9  |  10  |  11  |  ...  |  43