957 results for Taxonomy=Careers

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Motivated to achieve: how encounters with the world of work can change attitudes and improve academic attainment [2019] External document

Reports on the outcome of a pilot study into the effect careers talks have on young people’s attitudes to school and their attainment at GCSE level. Draws on data from 650 students in their GCSE year ...

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Graduate choices in post-education jobs and careers: a literature review (DFE-RR857) [2019] Full document External document

Examines the career choices graduates make and how this links to their decisions when in higher education. Draws on a review of databases and literature gathered from websites, covering stakeholders, ...

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Choices that students make between different post-18 routes and whether these choices are effective and reliably informed: review of relevant literature and evidence - final report [2019] Full document External document

Presents a review of literature and evidence into choices that students make between academic, technical, and vocational routes after 18, and whether these choices are effective and reliably informed...

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Impact of the student finance system on participation, experience and outcomes of disadvantaged young people: literature review [2019] Full document External document

Looks at the impact of the post-18 student financial support system on socioeconomically disadvantaged young people, and assesses the evidence on the impact of the recent and major changes in student ...

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Demographic variations in placement choice: an investigation into reasons behind placement choice and demographic variations in those choices, specifically with a cohort of second and final year Sheffield Hallam University Bioscience and Chemistry students [2019] External document

Looks at the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey outcomes of placement and non-placement students, and year-long placement choice and barriers to that choice for a cohort of se...

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What motivates people to teach, and why do they leave? Accountability, performativity and teacher retention, IN British Journal of Education Studies, Mar 2019 [2019] External document

Explores the reasons why people enter and leave the teaching profession, drawing on the results of a survey of teacher education graduates from a London college. Outlines the policy context, explainin...

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Plenty of jobs in the sea (aquaculture as a career for young people), IN Holyrood, (Skills and Apprenticeships, Feb 2019 supplement), pp16-17 [2019]

Looks at aquaculture as a career for young people in the Highlands and Islands. Notes the high proportion of young people working in salmon farming. Stresses that these jobs are highly-skilled and wel...

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The impact of career guidance on the mental well-being of young people (briefing paper) [2019] External document

Looks at the potential for career guidance to contribute to the mental health and wellbeing of young people aged 15-25 years. Considers the economic impact of youth mental health conditions on adultho...

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The contrasting characteristics and destinations of GCSE lower attainers in English core city regions [2019] External document

Examines the characteristics and destinations of GCSE lower attainers in English core city regions. Defines ‘low attainers’ as young people who did not achieve grade 4/C or above in both English and m...

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Why don’t more girls choose to pursue a science career? (PISA in focus No 93) [2019] External document

Examines the nature of the gender gap in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) professions. Reports on a study using data from 67 countries and economies participating in the 2015 cy...

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