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Midtsundstad, Tove; Nielsen, Roy A. – European Journal of Education, 2019
The number of people aged 60 and over across the globe is expected to double by 2050, reaching a share of more than 20 percent of the population total. Governments are therefore taking more and more policy actions to encourage ageing workers to extend their working lives and their employers to retain them. According to the OECD lifelong learning…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Older Adults, Employment Patterns, Adult Education
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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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Muñoz-Comet, Jacobo; Miyar-Busto, María – European Journal of Education, 2018
Many empirical studies on immigrant integration document the benefits of an education acquired in the country of destination. In this article; we study how the degree of human capital transferability affects an immigrant's chances of studying in Spain. We used data from the Spanish Labour Force Survey (2008-2015) for a sample of adults aged 18-55…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Immigration, Human Capital
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Sanchez-Gelabert, Albert; Figueroa, Mijail; Elias, Marina – European Journal of Education, 2017
An analysis of the phenomenon of combining work and study amongst university students is made using data obtained from surveys of graduates carried out four years after finishing their degrees. First, the article reviews the evolution of the phenomenon over the last ten years, taking into account the Catalan University Quality Assurance Agency…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Labor Market, Statistical Analysis, Sampling
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Chua, Kenn – European Journal of Education, 2017
Using novel adult skills surveys, this article analyses cross-country patterns in skill achievement and labour market returns, comparing the outcomes for a subset of developing countries with the results previously found for high-income economies. Apart from displaying lower average cognitive skills, developing countries also exhibit wider…
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Adults, Skills
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Brankovic, Nina; Oruc, Nermin – European Journal of Education, 2016
This article analyses the differences between expected and actual wages of VET students and graduates. It uses a survey of VET students enrolled in schools in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and data about employed VET graduates from the Labour Force Survey. The model of determinants of wages, expected or actual, estimated separately on each dataset,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Vocational Schools, Labor Market
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Bartlett, Will; Pagliarello, Marina Cino – European Journal of Education, 2016
For the last decade, the Western Balkan countries have sought to modernise their vocational education and training (VET) systems, adapting them to the needs of their emerging market economies. Within the framework of the EU accession process, the policy agenda for VET policies has been strongly influenced by a range of international and domestic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Agenda Setting, Vocational Education, Educational Policy
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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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Saar, Ellu; Ure, Odd Bjorn; Desjardins, Richard – European Journal of Education, 2013
This article considers the role of diverse institutions in framing adult learning systems. The focus is on institutional characteristics and configurations in different countries and their potential impact on the extent of adult learning, as well as on inequalities in access to adult learning. Typologies of education and training systems as well…
Descriptors: Institutional Characteristics, Adult Learning, Access to Education, Equal Education
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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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De Witte, Kristof; Nicaise, Ides; Lavrijsen, Jeroen; Van Landeghem, Georges; Lamote, Carl; Van Damme, Jan – European Journal of Education, 2013
This article presents a comparative analysis of the determinants of early school leaving (ESL) at the country level. We decompose ESL rates into two components: a "primary" rate reflecting unqualified school leaving from initial education, and a second component accounting for early school leavers who participate in training programmes.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dropouts, Comparative Analysis, Dropout Rate
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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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Karila, Kirsti – European Journal of Education, 2012
The national policies and historical roots of early childhood education (ECE) vary from society to society. In the Nordic countries, early childhood education and care (ECEC) policies have been built in the context of the welfare state. As such, they are closely connected to other welfare policy areas such as social policy, family policy and…
Descriptors: Cultural Context, Foreign Countries, Early Childhood Education, Young Children
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van Alphen, Stan – European Journal of Education, 2012
Previous research suggests that the ongoing educational expansion is a negative development for early school leavers (ESLrs) in the European labour market, since it increases the level and educational attainment of their competition, and in the worst case creates credential inflation. Findings from the 2005 cross-sectional EU-SILC data show,…
Descriptors: Dropouts, Educational Attainment, Foreign Countries, Educational Change
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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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