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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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ETF research provides guidance for effective employer engagement, IN Basic and Workplace Skills Bulletin, No 306 9 July 2018, pp4-5 [2018]

Discusses a report and guidance document, based on research carried out by the Learning and Work Institute for the Education and Training Foundation, into effective employer engagement with 16 and 17-...

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OECD concludes that careers advice justifies public investment, IN 14-19 Learning and Skills Bulletin, No 270 11 July, pp8-9 [2018]

Reports on a paper by the OECD, ‘Working it Out: Career Guidance and Employer Engagement’, which analyses the need for, and delivery of, career guidance in OECD countries. Highlights the difficulties ...

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An advisor like me: does gender matter? (Institute of Labor Economics discussion paper no 11575) [2018] External document

Presents causal evidence on the effects of gender congruence in the student-adviser relationship in respect of student retention, grades, and post-graduation career outcomes using unique administrativ...

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Realising potential (employability programmes for young people), IN Holyrood, No 406 18 Jun 2018, pp36-37 [2018]

Looks at the approach taken by a specialist training company to delivering pre-apprenticeship programmes to support young people gain and sustain employment. Explains that TIGERS operate in the constr...

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A broken social elevator? How to promote social mobility [2018] External document

Reports on social mobility in the context of increased inequalities of income and opportunities in OECD and selected emerging economies. Examines the aspects of both social mobility between parents an...

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Curriculum choices and school-to-work transitions among upper secondary school leavers in Scotland and Ireland, IN Journal of Education and Work, Vol 30 No 7 2018, pp731-740 [2018]

Investigates the influence of curriculum choices in secondary education on young people’s post-school employment outcomes in Scotland and Ireland. Analyses school leavers’ survey data from between 198...

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Skills review for the aquaculture sector in Scotland [2018] External document

Looks at the aquaculture workforce and business base in Scotland and reviews the key drivers of change and challenges relating to skills supply in the sector. Considers the skills pipeline for aquacul...

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Delivering digital skills: a guide to preparing the workforce for an inclusive digital economy [2018] External document

Considers why governments should address the need for digital skills and identifies barriers to upskilling the workforce for digitisation, including perception that learning is only for the young, lac...

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