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Strømme, Thea Bertnes – Journal of Education and Work, 2020
By studying population-wide panels of 10th graders in Norway, I investigate the association between the social class composition of cohorts in schools and choosing an academic as opposed to a vocational track at upper-secondary level. Two steps are used to study this relationship. First, I use multilevel models estimating the group level model…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 10, Social Class, Academic Education
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Cullingford, Cedric – Journal of Education and Work, 2004
The relationship between schooling and employability is both close and ambiguous; close because governments are always keen that education should promote those practical skills that are employable. To this end, considerable investment has been made in promoting the virtues of industry. The question remains whether all the initiatives have…
Descriptors: Interviews, Industry, Socioeconomic Background, High School Students