858 results for Taxonomy=Careers

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Do preferences and biases predict life outcomes? Evidence from education and labor market entry decisions [2018] External document

Examines the role of preferences and biases on student decision-making about human capital acquisition and labour market transition, drawing on a survey of vocational training students in Switzerland...

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The 'mighty girl' effect: does parenting daughters alter attitudes towards gender roles? [2018] External document

Examines whether parenting daughters changes parents’ attitudes towards gender roles at home and in the labour market. Draws on the British Household Panel Survey over the years 1991 to 2011 to test w...

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"Aspirations of people who come from state education are different": how language reflects social exclusion in medical education, IN Advances in Health Sciences Education, 24 Jan 2018, pp1-19 [2018]

Examines the role of institutional language in reinforcing social exclusion in medical education, drawing on linguistic analysis of the discourse of admissions deans of UK medical schools. Highlights ...

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Employer engagement in education: insights from international evidence for effective practice and future research [2018] External document

Reports on a study reviewing current evidence on the most effective ways employers can support schools to improve pupil educational and economic outcomes. Reviews academic and policy literature to off...

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Careers guidance in schools, colleges and universities (England) (Briefing paper no 07236) [2018] Full document External document

Presents a briefing paper looking at careers guidance in schools and colleges in England. Gives an overview of the requirements on schools and colleges to provide advice, noting that there is no such ...

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Informed choice: how data and tools are used to make career decisions [2018] Full document External document

Explores the ways in which learners, teachers, parents and careers guidance professionals use information, tools and data to support career decisions. Outlines the research objectives, methodological ...

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Indicators of successful transitions: teenage attitudes and experiences related to the world of work [2017] External document

Harnesses insights from UK longitudinal studies to provide school staff with a tool to identify and prioritise pupils who need support in making career-related decisions. Uses an extensive literature ...

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The impact of career development activities on PISA mathematics tests: an analysis of data from the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) [2017] External document

Assesses the theory that young people who engage in career development activities, organised by schools and including exposure to the workplace, will be associated with higher test results in the PIS...

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Career education that works: an economic analysis using the British Cohort Study, IN Journal of Education and Work, Vol 30 No 1-4 Jan-Jun 2017, pp217-234 [2017] External document

Reports on what works in career education. Draws on the British Cohort Study 1970. Considers whether wage premiums observed by young British adults with higher levels of teenage school-mediated workpl...

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Business games and competitions: what works? [2017] External document

Explores the use of business games and competitions to support schools, colleges and careers programme providers in preparing young people for work. Outlines the ways in which business games and enter...

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