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Why not physics? A snapshot of girls' uptake at A-level [2018] External document

Provides a snapshot of girls’ uptake at A-level physics in England. Comments that if as many girls studied A-level physics as boys, there would be 15,000 additional young people qualified to move int...

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Evaluation of Jobcentre Plus Support for Schools programme: national roll-out evaluation [2018] Full document External document

Evaluates the success of the Jobcentre Plus Support for Schools programme in nine case study areas in England. Draws on information from interviews with Jobcentre Plus schools advisers, local partner...

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Elite universities, fields of study and top salaries: which degree will make you rich?, IN British Educational Research Journal, Vol 44 No 4 Aug 2018, pp663-680 [2018]

Examines the impact of university attended and subjects studied on the chances of obtaining a top salary in employment, drawing on analysis of longitudinal data from the 1970 British Cohort Study. Fin...

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Goals and gaps: educational careers of immigrant children [2018] External document

Looks at the educational choices of immigrant children in a tracked school system. Finds that they enrol disproportionately into vocational institutions, rather than technical and academically-focuse...

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How can we increase girls' uptake of maths and physics A-level? [2018] Full document External document

Presents the findings of a small-scale randomised trial in which girls in Year 11 who were predicted to achieve at least grade 7 in maths, physics or combined science GCSE were offered financial suppo...

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Spotlight on women accessing careers in engineering [2018] External document

Looks at ways to support more women to pursue careers in engineering. Outlines the context for the Skills Commission inquiry, including defining engineering, policy initiatives and current levels of w...

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Missed your potential? (AI and people analytics transforming learning and careers), IN Training Journal, Aug 2018, pp26-29 [2018]

Explores how artificial intelligence (AI) and people analytics can transform learning. Reflects on the opportunities to support and direct people towards training and careers where they are successful...

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Does happiness promote career success? Revisiting the evidence, IN Journal of Career Assessment, Vol 26 No 2 May 2018, pp199-219 [2018]

Looks at empirical research to examine whether happiness causes career success. Finds that cross-sectional literature shows that happiness is positively associated with job autonomy, job satisfaction...

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My career story: description and initial validity evidence, IN Journal of Career Assessment, Vol 26 No 2 May 2018, pp308-321 [2018]

Reports on the development of narrative career interventions, noting that the My career story (MCS) self-guided autobiographical workbook is designed to stimulate career construction counselling. Pres...

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Working it out: career guidance and employer engagement [2018] External document

Reports on the importance of career guidance for young people and discusses good career guidance practice in schools in the thirty-six countries that make up the Organisation for Economic Co-operatio...


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