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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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O'Connor, Christopher D. – Journal of Education and Work, 2014
In recent decades, young people's transitions from school to work have undergone substantial changes. As young people make their way from compulsory schooling to employment, they find themselves having to navigate an increasingly complex, technologically innovative and globalised world. These social changes have prompted youth researchers to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Education Work Relationship, Decision Making, Interviews
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Aynsley, Sarah; Crossouard, Barbara – Journal of Education and Work, 2010
This paper is based on a small-scale mixed-method research project, which was located in south-east England and was funded by the British Academy. The project, investigated the factors that affected young people's decisions not to progress to higher education (HE) after following a Level 3 vocational pathway in upper secondary education. Set…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Higher Education, Transitional Programs
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Heinz, Walter R. – Journal of Education and Work, 2009
Based on the results of transition studies in the UK, Germany, USA and Canada, the virtues of analysing the structural contexts, institutional arrangements and the young peoples' action orientations are presented. In the first decade of the twenty-first century, school and the labour market have become more and more decoupled and transition routes…
Descriptors: Employment, Labor Market, Young Adults, Foreign Countries
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Ramsden, Mark; Bennett, Robert; Fuller, Crispian – Journal of Education and Work, 2004
Using secondary data and new survey evidence from local LSC's, this article assesses the progress of the Learning and Skills Council (LSC). It does so with particular reference to three current policy priorities: to ensure national coherence but with sensitivity to the local context, to increase the demand-led element of education and training,…
Descriptors: Strategic Planning, Educational Planning, Foreign Countries, Young Adults
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Okano, Kaori H. – Journal of Education and Work, 2004
Experience of entry into the workforce varies across societies (each offering a particular set of social conditions), and across social groups within a society. This article examines how urban Japanese working-class girls made sense of their first permanent full-time employment and conceived the transition to adulthood over the period 1989-92.…
Descriptors: High School Graduates, Working Class, Females, Employment Experience