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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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Half of young people do not feel ready for work, IN Basic and Workplace Skills Bulletin, No 136, p5 [2018]

Looks at issues concerning the preparedness of young people leaving education for work, drawing on the results of a survey of young people aged 17-23. Highlights and discusses the key finding of the s...

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Break the STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths education), IN Holyrood, No 412 5 Nov 2018, pp14-18 [2018]

Looks at the challenges involved in encouraging students to pursue science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects. Describes the importance of the individual STEM subjects, highlighting a ...

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Job mismatches and career mobility (Institute of Labor Economics discussion paper no 11844) [2018] External document

Examines the effect of job mismatch on upward occupational mobility and upward wage growth during a three-year period, using Australian longitudinal data. Finds no evidence that over-educated workers ...

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Universities and industrial strategy in the UK: review of evidence and implications for policy [2018] Full document External document

Reviews recent evidence on the impact of reforms to universities including how finance and admissions policies might improve accessibility for students from disadvantaged backgrounds; how far the sect...

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Career pathway tracker: 35 years of supporting early career research fellows [2018] External document

Reports on the career trajectories of recipients of University Research Fellowships and Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowships: both administered by the Royal Society. Outlines the format of these fellowships, e...

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Royal Society research fellowships: career pathway tracker [2018] External document

Reports on the career pathways of researchers who have received a Royal Society University Research Fellowship (URF) or a Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship (DHF). Identifies 1600 people who have received the...

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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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