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Zamfir, Ana-Maria; Militaru, Eva; Mocanu, Cristina; Lungu, Eliza Olivia – Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 2020
While there is a rich literature on the school-to-work transition in developed countries, an equally robust literature is lacking for post-communist countries. We analyse the patterns of labour market entry of higher education graduates in several formerly communist countries by drawing on the HEGESCO data set, which provides information on the…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Cross Cultural Studies, Labor Market, Social Change
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Brown, Phillip; Souto-Otero, Manuel – Journal of Education Policy, 2020
A major focus of sociological research is on the role of the credential as a 'currency of opportunity', mediating the relationship between education and occupational destinations. However, the labour market has largely remained a 'black box' in sociological and education policy studies. This article draws on 'big data' from over 21,000,000 job…
Descriptors: Credentials, Qualifications, Employment Qualifications, Education Work Relationship
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Chaibate, Hind; Hadek, Amine; Ajana, Souad; Bakkali, Soumia; Faraj, Kenza – International Journal of Higher Education, 2020
This paper aims at comparing the soft skills required by Moroccan employers to those developed in engineering schools in order to improve engineers' employability. On the one hand, soft skills needed for the job market integration are defined using a mixed method belonging to sequential exploratory design. On the other hand, educational curricula…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Labor Market, Engineering, Technical Occupations
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Witteveen, Dirk; Attewell, Paul – Journal of Higher Education, 2020
Numerous studies have investigated the consequences of vertical transfer on students' higher education outcomes in comparison to "native 4-year students"--those who went straight from high school into a bachelor's program. However, the long-term labor market outcomes for vertical transfer students are understudied. Using…
Descriptors: College Transfer Students, Bachelors Degrees, College Graduates, Community Colleges
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Merrill, Barbara; Finnegan, Fergal; O'Neill, Jerry; Revers, Scott – Studies in Higher Education, 2020
Much research on adults in higher education has focused on issues of access and participation. As a result little is known about what happens to working-class students after leaving university even though employability is high on the agenda HE research on this topic in relation to such students is sparse. This research focuses on the voices of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Employment Potential, Nontraditional Students, Working Class
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Mourad, Maha; Meshreki, Hakim; Sarofim, Samer – Studies in Higher Education, 2020
Brand equity in higher education has received significant scholarly attention in recent years. However, there are a number of contradictions between the empirically approved determinants and the dimensions of brand equity in higher education. This research empirically investigates an adopted brand equity conceptual model in both a developed market…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Cross Cultural Studies, Comparative Education, Marketing
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Cavallone, Mauro; Manna, Rosalba; Palumbo, Rocco – International Journal of Educational Management, 2020
Purpose: It is not easy to grasp the concept of "value" in the higher education context. In fact, different stakeholders generally hold diverging perspectives about the value generated by Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). The purpose of this paper is to disentangle the value expectations and perceptions of current and former students…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Higher Education, College Students, Student Attitudes
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Do, Ngoc Minh – International Journal of Educational Management, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to review the strategic management of Vietnamese higher education institutions. Design/methodology/approach: The paper examined the external environment of the country's education system based on the five forces framework by Michael Porter and inspected the strategies of universities and colleges. Findings: It…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Strategic Planning, College Administration
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Wilson, Adam B.; Notebaert, Andrew J.; Schaefer, Audra F.; Moxham, Bernard J.; Stephens, Shiby; Mueller, Caroline; Lazarus, Michelle D.; Katrikh, Aaron Z.; Brooks, Williams S. – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2020
In 2002, a widely publicized report projected an anatomy educator shortage based on department chairpersons' perceptions. Now, 17 years later, the question lingers: "Does an anatomy educator shortage persist and, if so, how severe is the shortage?" Trends in the number, type, and fill rate of anatomy educator job openings were explored…
Descriptors: Anatomy, Medical Education, Science Education, Science Teachers
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Barone, Carlo; Assirelli, Giulia – Higher Education: The International Journal of Higher Education Research, 2020
Gender segregation in higher education (GSHE) is recognized as a key factor to explain the persistence of gender inequalities in the labor market despite the reversal of gender gap in educational attainment. Women are systematically overrepresented in fields of study, such as social sciences and the humanities, which offer relatively poor labor…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Gender Differences, Labor Market, Equal Opportunities (Jobs)
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Rambla, Xavier; Castioni, Remi; Sepúlveda, Leandro – Journal of Education and Work, 2020
Although the challenges of Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) have become apparent in middle-income countries, the making of these systems has not been systematically theorised and compared. This article discusses such processes in Brazil --a recognised emerging economy, and Chile-- one of the last economies to join the high…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Foreign Countries, Lifelong Learning, Political Issues
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Naess, Terje – Journal of Education and Work, 2020
The main purpose of this article is to analyse to what degree master's degree education in Norway enhances employability through enhancing or signalling generic competence, or through enhancing specialised competence. Using multiple correspondence analysis on the links between educational group, economic activity and sector, educational groups…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Graduate Students, Masters Degrees, Graduate Study
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Hunt, Wil; Scott, Peter – Studies in Higher Education, 2020
Secondary analysis of the UK's 2011/12 Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey reveals that many existing assumptions about graduate internships are questionable. This article proposes a reliable way of estimating the true extent of internships including those reported as 'voluntary' jobs: hidden internships. In doing so the article…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Graduates, Internship Programs, Employment Potential
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Behle, Heike – Policy Reviews in Higher Education, 2020
Employability has become one of the most important outcomes of higher education despite it being weakly conceptualised for the sector. The lack of an accepted conceptualisation to address students' and graduates' employability results in difficulties when comparing research findings and therefore in assessing quality in higher education provision.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Graduates, Employment Potential, Classification
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Weisser, Reinhard A. – Research in Higher Education, 2020
In this paper I investigate undergraduate students' discrete location choices in presence of a plethora of potential destinations and psychic costs. I demonstrate how enrolment into institutions of tertiary education is influenced by personality and social preferences. More importantly, these individual traits are found to affect the valuation of…
Descriptors: College Choice, Personality Traits, Decision Making, Correlation
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