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Caparros-Ruiz, Antonio – European Journal of Education, 2019
PhD programmes are considered as transmission channels to provide specialisation and skills to students who will be employed as highly-qualified workers or researchers. Focusing on the Spanish case, they are exerting a positive influence on workers' careers since doctorate holders have a privileged situation in the labour market. This article…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Career Development, Doctoral Degrees, Salaries
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Pásztor, Adél – European Journal of Education, 2018
Focusing on Hungarian minority youth in a rural Slovakian setting, this article analyses their higher education aspirations and choices amidst significant economic, political and educational reforms. Relying on mixed methods and a longitudinal design, the research follows a cohort of high school students from their last year of secondary school…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Mixed Methods Research, Longitudinal Studies, High School Students
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Crul, Maurice – European Journal of Education, 2018
Most educational research examines school outcomes at certain stages or at the final stage of the school career. This article looks at the entire school career and the transition to the labour market. It focuses on key transitions to identify the educational institutional arrangements that either help or hinder school and labour market success…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Education Work Relationship, Disadvantaged Youth, Immigrants
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Kucel, Aleksander; Róbert, Péter; Buil, Màrian; Masferrer, Núria – European Journal of Education, 2016
This article studies entrepreneurial education and its impact on job-skills matches for higher education graduates. Those who possess entrepreneurial skills are assumed to be more market aware and creative in their job search. They are also expected to foresee which job offers would and would not, match their skills. Using a large comparative…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Education Work Relationship, Regression (Statistics), Job Skills
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Teichler, Ulrich – European Journal of Education, 2015
Higher education has been one of the major thematic areas of the "European Journal of Education" over the years, and the relationships between higher education the world of work have been one of the 10 major themes in this area. The multitude of related articles shows substantial changes of the situation and the related discourse. The…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Education Work Relationship, College Graduates, Incidence
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Mulder, Regina H.; Messmann, Gerhard; König, Christoph – European Journal of Education, 2015
Researchers and policy makers agree that the relation between school and work is an important characteristic of vocational education and training (VET) and needs attention. The relation itself poses several challenges for research to be successful and useful for policy makers. In this article, we outline these challenges and answer the following…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Education Work Relationship, Educational Policy, Educational Research
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Hooge, Edith – European Journal of Education, 2015
In VET systems, connectivity with the world of work has been on the agenda for many years: for Western and Southern European countries, since the 1980s as a consequence of the 1973 oil crisis, and then for Central and Eastern European countries, since the early 1990s. In the last few decades, awareness has grown that European prosperity depended…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Education Work Relationship, Accountability, Governance
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Crul, Maurice – European Journal of Education, 2015
Education is often seen as the most important mobility channel for children of immigrants. To what extent is this true? In this article, we look at successful second generation Turkish professionals in Sweden, France, Germany and The Netherlands. What kind of pathways did they take to become a professional? Based on the large quantitative…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Professional Personnel, Foreign Countries, Statistical Analysis
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Kivinen, Osmo; Nurmi, Jouni – European Journal of Education, 2014
In accordance with the education policy which puts human capital at its heart, higher education is expected to produce marketable competent professionals in response to the needs of an expansive knowledge-based economy. In one reading, to support competitive knowledge-based economy, higher education students should graduate as young and fast as…
Descriptors: Labor Force, Knowledge Economy, College Graduates, Education Work Relationship
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Lindberg, Matti – European Journal of Education, 2014
This study illustrates the differences between Finnish and British graduates in the higher education-to-work transition and related market mechanisms in the year 2000. Specifically, the differences between the Finnish and British students' academic careers and ability to find employment after graduation were evaluated in relation to the Finnish HE…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Education, Higher Education, Labor Market
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Murray, Philomena; Polesel, John – European Journal of Education, 2013
In the area of education and training, different configurations of government with different institutional structures may produce similar or quite different educational and employment outcomes. Other factors come into play in assessing outcomes. For example, young people's transitions from education to work are shaped by a variety of structural…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Foreign Countries, Education Work Relationship, Social Systems
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Cederberg, Margareta; Hartsmar, Nanny – European Journal of Education, 2013
This article describes early school leaving in Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland, using examples to show a complex representation of early school leaving and its consequences for young people's subsequent access to the labour market. We show how measures taken by governments and school authorities in the respective countries have resulted in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Labor Market, Education Work Relationship, Risk
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Strauss, Susanne; Leuze, Kathrin – European Journal of Education, 2013
In times of rapid technological and organisational change, it is argued that lifelong further education becomes more and more important for labour market success. Especially in labour market segments for the highly qualified, it is essential to constantly update one's qualifications. This is reflected in the finding that graduates with tertiary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Graduates, Adult Education, Lifelong Learning
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Dominguez, Juan Francisco Canal; Perez, Manuel Antonio Muniz – European Journal of Education, 2012
This article analyses the determining factors weighted by doctoral graduates when choosing their professional careers. In Spain, the analysis of such a group has been traditionally excluded from the empiric studies. On the one hand, the lack of databases made it difficult to see their professional situation, and on the other, a university career…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developed Nations, Labor Market, Education Work Relationship
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Welbers, Gerhard – European Journal of Education, 2011
Since its creation in 1958, the European Social Fund (ESF) has played a major role in supporting the development of vocational training in the Member States. However, compared to other, more recently launched, EU programmes and initiatives in the area of education and training, the ESF has not made a significant contribution to the debate about…
Descriptors: Vocational Education, Institutional Research, Education Work Relationship, Educational Development
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