822 results for Taxonomy=Careers

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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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Work local: our vision for an integrated and devolved employment and skills service [2017] External document

Presents a vision, put forward by the Local Government Association (LGA), for an integrated and devolved employment and skills service overseen by combined authorities and groups of councils. Consider...

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Time for change: an assessment of government policies on social mobility 1997-2017 [2017] External document

Examines government policy on social mobility over the last twenty years assessing the impact it has had on society. Outlines the changing economic context over the period looking at employment, GDP, ...

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Social mobility and university careers services [2017] External document

Looks at the role of university careers services in addressing the gap in graduate outcomes between more and less disadvantaged students. Reviews the literature and policy in the area and uses over th...

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STEM clubs: making an impact 2016-17 [2017] External document

Evaluates the impact of Science, Engineering, Technology and Maths (STEM) clubs in schools and colleges. Explains that these clubs provide an opportunity for students to engage with STEM subjects in a...

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The influence of socioeconomic status on changes in young people's expectations of applying to university, IN Oxford Review of Education, 2017, pp1-21 [2017] External document

Uses data from the Longitudinal Study of Young People in England to investigate the role of socio-economic status in explaining changes to a young person’s expectation of going to university over time...

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Experiential work-based learning as a social mobility mechanism for widening participation students, IN Journal of the National Institute for Career Education and Counselling, No 38 Apr 2017, pp44-51 [2017]

Considers the impact of an experiential work-based learning (WBL) programme aimed at enhancing the career development and social mobility of disadvantaged cohorts. Looks at changes in employability-re...

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Fog in the channel – continent cut off: the implications of Brexit for career guidance in the UK, IN Journal of the National Institute for Career Education and Counselling, No 38 Apr 2017, pp21-27 [2017]

Explores how the development of the EU has resulted in substantial shifts in the opportunity structure in career guidance. Suggests that the EU’s increasing focus on education, skills acquisition, an...

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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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