921 results for Taxonomy=Careers

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The Baker clause: one year on [2019] External document

Examines the impact of a new legal requirement to improve access by education and training providers to school pupils to inform them about technical education and apprenticeship opportunities. Outline...

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Career doubt in a dual-domain model of coping and progress for academic and career goals, IN Journal of Vocational Behavior, Volume 110 Part A Feb 2019, pp155-167 [2019] External document

Explores the relationship between career doubt and coping and progress among undergraduate students. Describes how career goals can both motivate students and cause doubt which can affect academic pro...

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Does socioeconomic status shape young people's goal revision processes in the face of negative career feedback?, IN Journal of Vocational Behavior, Vol 110 Part A Jan 2019, pp89-101 [2019] External document

Examines the relationships between negative career feedback and goal revision intentions using social cognitive theory and general self-regulation theories. Finds that negative career feedback indicat...

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Explaining gender-typed educational choice in adolescence: the role of social identity, self-concept, goals, grades, and interests, IN Journal of Vocational Behavior, Vol 110 Part A Jan 2019, pp54-71 [2019] External document

Investigates the gender differentiated selection of fields of study by males and females in the context of the large gender segregation of the labour market. Reports that women are underrepresented i...

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Gendered STEM career choices: altruistic values, beliefs, and identity, IN Journal of Vocational Behavior, Vol 110 Part A Jan 2019, pp28-42 [2019] External document

Looks at how altruism and femininity may differentiate membership in STEM (science, technology engineering and maths) fields in the context of the underrepresentation of women in many such professions...

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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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Predicting entrepreneurial career intentions: values and the theory of planned behaviour, IN Journal of Career Assessment, Vol 26 No 3 Aug 2018, pp457-475 [2018] External document

Examines the mechanisms through which the human values of individuals are related to entrepreneurial career intentions, drawing on a survey of university students in four European countries. Outlines ...

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Relationships among supports and barriers and career and educational outcomes: a meta-analytic investigation, IN Journal of Career Assessment, Vol 26 No 3 Aug 2018, pp395-412 [2018]

Explores the roles of environmental supports and barriers in career and educational development, drawing on the results of a meta-analysis of published literature. Explains that interest in the relati...

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Over-skilled and underused: investigating the untapped potential of UK Skills [2018] External document

Notes that a large proportion of jobs in the UK require only low or no qualifications and over-qualification is highest amongst graduates, many of whom end up in non-graduate roles. Suggests that whil...


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