813 results for Taxonomy=Careers

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Research for practice: papers from the 2016 International Conference on Employer Engagement in Education and Training (Occasional research paper 11) [2017] External document

Presents twelve contributions from the 2016 International Conference on Employer Engagement in Education and Training. Discusses the ways in which schools’ engagement with employers can be improved b...

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Escaping the rural pay penalty: location, migration and the labour market, IN Work Employment and Society, Vol 31 No 3 Jun 2017, pp429-446 [2017]

Uses data from the British Household Panel Survey waves 1-18 to explore how rural/urban origin and residential location affect career prospects, by tracking earnings from youth into adulthood. Looks a...

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Climbing the employability mountain (employability research in higher education providers), IN Graduate Market Trends, Spring 2017, pp10-11 [2017]

Presents the findings of a literature review of employability research in UK higher education providers between 2012 and 2016. Describes the approach adopted and the way employability was defined. Out...

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Educating all (social mobility in higher education), IN Graduate Market Trends, Spring 2017, pp14-15 [2017]

Looks at the challenges faced by working-class students within the higher education sector, drawing on the results of a research project on class and mobility in UK higher education. Describes the dev...

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Making inclusion work: how work-based learning can bring excluded groups closer to the workplace [2017] Full document External document

Presents case studies, from across Europe, of various work-based learning (WBL) initiatives delivered as a means of achieving greater inclusivity in labour markets. Highlights the fact that Europe ha...

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Educational innovations supporting women to return to STEM careers [2017] External document

Looks at educational initiatives which aim to support women to return to careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in Northern Ireland. Focuses on an evaluation of the Open Un...

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'It seems at the moment my career is dependent on factors outside of my control': reflections on graduates' experiences of employment and career enactment in an era of economic uncertainty and austerity, IN British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, Vol 45 No 2 Apr 2017, pp188-198 [2017]

Examines public sector employee reactions to the notion of a psychological contract breach, when cuts in funding put their jobs and careers at risk. Argues that the search for career fulfilment can b...

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Employment opportunities for young people: ninth report of session 2016-17 (HC 586) [2017] Full document External document

Presents the findings of an inquiry by the Work and Pensions Committee into employment opportunities for young people in the UK. Reports that the youth unemployment rate (11%) is more than double the ...

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An economic evaluation of the National Careers Service: research report [2017] Full document External document

Presents an evaluation of the learning and employment impacts of the National Careers Service (NCS) in England. Explains that the NCS provides anyone aged 13 and over with access to information and gu...

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Encouraging people into university: research report [2017] Full document External document

Reports on the results of a study which aimed to investigate whether sending personalised information to high-achieving, but disadvantaged school students would affect their future choices by encourag...

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