881 results for Taxonomy=Careers

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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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Effective performance, development and career conversations at work [2018] Full document External document

Explores ways for managers to have more effective conversations with staff about performance and development. Outlines the role of effective staff performance and development conversations in driving ...

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Class dismissed: getting in and getting on in further and higher education [2018] External document

Presents evidence from the National Union of Students Poverty Commission on the issues of class and poverty in post-16 education. Draws on: evidence on income and post-16 education collected from stud...

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Out numbered (Gender pay-gap in the construction industry), IN Building, No 16 20 Apr 2018, pp28-31 [2018]

Investigates the gender pay-gap in the construction industry in light of the recently published UK data which showed that construction was the sector with the largest pay-gap. Reports that for the for...

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Closing the skills gap across the pond (career academy model in a Massachusetts school), IN Training Journal, Apr 2018, pp30-31 [2018]

Describes the innovative ‘career academy’ model adopted in Atlantis Charter School in Fall River, Massachusetts in an attempt to help address the skills gap in the US. Discusses the problem of the ski...

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Anticipatory socialization and the construction of the employable graduate: a critical analysis of employers' graduate careers websites, IN Work, Employment and Society, Vol 32 No 2 Apr 2018, pp239-256 [2018]

Looks at changing meanings of ‘employability’ and analyses employers’ graduate websites to explore intended purposes of communications around competencies and expectations about employability. Argues ...

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Femininities in STEM: outsiders within, IN Work, Employment and Society, Vol 32 No 2 Apr 2018, pp312-329 [2018]

Describes a typological framework with axes relating to career and (non-work) relationship commitment to show how a cohort of women enact femininities in the context of institutional practices definin...

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The lost part-timers: the decline of part-time undergraduate higher education in England [2018] External document

Investigates the decline in part-time study over the past decade, with a particular focus on the impact of the 2012/13 reforms which introduced changes to tuition fees. Outlines the benefits of part-t...

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"This class is not for you": An investigation of gendered subject construction in entrepreneurship course descriptions, IN Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, Vol 25 No 2 2018, pp182-200 [2018]

Uses analysis of 86 course descriptions from 81 universities in 21 countries to investigate the social construction of gendered subjects in entrepreneurship education in view of emerging research indi...

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From school to VET: choices, experiences and outcomes [2018] External document

Summarises research about the transition of school students into the vocational education and training (VET) system, including their experiences during, and their outcomes after, engagement with the s...

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