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Strother, Emma – Arts Education Policy Review, 2019
An expansive movement comprised of UN Millennium Development Goals, international banks, and hundreds of programs worldwide promotes access to the arts as a creative means of social change. Often grounded in cognitive science and inspired by the model of youth orchestras in Venezuela known as El Sistema, this movement contends that arts…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Musicians, Social Change, Economics
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Sobe, Noah W. – Educational Governance Research, 2018
Educators have long been rightly concerned about the risk that schools themselves can produce profoundly unsettling and potentially 'unproductive' emotional and physical states among children and youth. This chapter examines two moments in the attentive regimes and engagement paradigms that have been manifest in the material design of schools and…
Descriptors: Classroom Design, Affective Behavior, Learner Engagement, Psychological Patterns
Evans, Stephen; Egglestone, Corin – Learning and Work Institute, 2018
The Commission on Education and Employment Opportunities for Young People (Youth Commission) aims to find ways to improve education and employment opportunities for England's 16-24-year olds. The Commission's first report (see ED604277) identified five key challenges: (1) Better supporting 700,000 young people not in education, employment or…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Employment Opportunities, Educational Opportunities, Youth Opportunities
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Bozick, Robert; Srinivasan, Sinduja; Gottfried, Michael – Education Economics, 2017
Our study assesses whether high school science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) courses provide non-college bound youth with the skills and training necessary to successfully transition from high school into the STEM economy. Specifically, our study estimates the effects that advanced math, advanced science, engineering, and…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Noncollege Bound Students, Career Readiness, Job Skills
OECD Publishing, 2015
The series Investing in Youth builds on the expertise of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on youth employment, social support and skills. It covers both OECD countries and countries in the process of accession to the OECD, as well as some emerging economies. This report provides a detailed diagnosis of the youth…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Youth, Developing Nations, Employment Opportunities
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Kozma, Robert B. – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2011
In support of the conclusions and recommendations in the National Education Technology Plan (NETP), this article makes explicit the connections between the economic rationale used in the plan and the educational transformations it recommends. The article reviews macroeconomic research, microeconomic research, labor market and workforce studies,…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Technology Planning, Labor Market, Information Technology
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Hardstaff, Sarah – Children's Literature in Education, 2019
This paper focuses on the ways in which multiple constructions of childhood are produced, consumed and exchanged as child characters negotiate the adult world in "Homecoming" (1981), the first of Cynthia Voigt's Tillerman novels. Drawing on Peter Hollindale's ideas about interactions and exchanges between children and adults, the paper…
Descriptors: Children, Adolescent Literature, Interaction, Individual Characteristics
Tucker, Marc S., Ed. – Harvard Education Press, 2019
"Vocational Education and Training for a Global Economy" investigates the greatly varying ways in which four countries--Singapore, Switzerland, China, and the United States--prepare young people for the twenty-first-century workplace. The book looks first at the highly successful vocational education and training (VET) systems in…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Global Approach, Foreign Countries, Comparative Education
OECD Publishing, 2016
The series Investing in Youth builds on the expertise of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on youth employment, social support and skills. It covers both OECD countries and countries in the process of accession to the OECD, as well as some emerging economies. The present report on Lithuania is the fourth of a new…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Youth, Labor Market, Vocational Education
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Ritchie, Genevieve – International Journal of Lifelong Education, 2018
In the wake of the most recent refugee crisis the private sponsorship programme re-emerged in Canada as a just and novel solution to precarious migration. The private sponsorship programme expands the role of civil society in humanitarian resettlement, while simultaneously depicting the programme as a grassroots movement of engaged and active…
Descriptors: Refugees, Land Settlement, Neoliberalism, Government Role
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Hurley, Kristin Duppong; Shaw, Tanya; Thompson, Ron; Griffith, Annette; Farmer, Elizabeth M.; Tierney, Jeff – Residential Treatment for Children & Youth, 2006
This study describes the development of the Staff Implementation Observation Form, an instrument to assess staff competence delivering an intervention to youth in group home care with behavioral or emotional disorders. This instrument assesses staff skill at implementing the key treatment components, including building relationships with youth,…
Descriptors: Residential Programs, Observation, Emotional Disturbances, Predictive Validity
Advance CTE: State Leaders Connecting Learning to Work, 2019
Nevada was one of the 10 states selected to participate in New Skills for Youth (NSFY). NSFY, launched by JPMorgan Chase & Co. in 2016, is a $75 million, five-year initiative, aimed at strengthening and expanding high-quality career pathways for youth. As part of this initiative, the Council of Chief State School Officers, Advance CTE and…
Descriptors: Career Readiness, State Programs, Vocational Education, Sustainability
Jobs for the Future, 2021
In today's volatile economy, we can no longer afford to underinvest in America's opportunity youth. The costs of ignoring these young people, who are disconnected from education and out of work, are too high and growing. Building skills and gaining work experience are key to young people's upward mobility, but the pandemic has all but shut off…
Descriptors: Public Policy, Pandemics, COVID-19, Low Income Groups
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Volz, Jennifer L. Resetar; Cook, Clayton R. – Behavior Modification, 2009
This study examines developmental, clinical, gender, and ethnic group differences in preference in residentially placed children and adolescents. In addition, this study considers whether residentially placed youth prefer stimuli currently being used as rewards as part of a campuswide token economy system and whether youth would identify preferred…
Descriptors: Stimuli, Ethnic Groups, Adolescents, Token Economy
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Tabulawa, Richard – International Journal of Educational Development, 2011
Using a global-local dialectic approach, this paper traces the rise of the basic education programme in the 1980s and 1990s in Botswana and its subsequent attenuation in the 2000s. Amongst the local forces that led to the rise of BEP were Botswana's political project of nation-building; the country's dire human resources situation in the decades…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Economic Climate, Human Resources, Youth Employment
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