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Hegna, Kristinn – Journal of Education and Work, 2019
The aim of this paper is to describe changing learner identities and trajectories of identification that take place among vocational education and training (VET) apprentices in Norway. This paper describes 23 young, male VET students' learner identities in compulsory school (age 7-15) in comparison to their learner identities in VET…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Vocational Education, Apprenticeships, Males
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Vogt, Kristoffer Chelsom – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
Based on biographical interviews from a three-generation study in Norway, this article examines the place of the contemporary "gap year" within life course transition trajectories and intergenerational relations embedded in wider patterns of social inequality. Under the heading of taking a gap year, young people on "academic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interviews, Social Bias, Postsecondary Education
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Orupabo, Julia – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
A key insight from studies of gender segregation is that the allocation of different groups to different positions in the labour market is strongly related to ascribed status. Shared gendered cultural beliefs generally portray men as more competent and of a higher status than women, and position some workers as more suited than others to perform…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Race, Ethnicity, Gender Differences
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Hailemariam, Abebe – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
This article examines the long-run effect of higher education, measured in average years of tertiary schooling, on the level and growth rate of national per capita income. It uses an improved dataset on educational attainments which not only reduces measurement error but also overcomes data comparability issues and allows us to estimate the…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Higher Education, Educational History, Human Capital
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Kittelsen Røberg, Karl Ingar; Helland, Håvard – Journal of Education and Work, 2017
This paper examines the effects of grades from higher education on labour market outcomes. Economic theory predicts that grades are rewarded in the labour market because employers regard them as an expression of valuable skills or a signal of other sought after attributes. Social closure, however, may give reason to expect no effects. Whether good…
Descriptors: Labor Market, Higher Education, Grades (Scholastic), Recognition (Achievement)
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Johansen, Vegard – Journal of Education and Work, 2017
This paper asks whether a European entrepreneurship programme called the "Company Programme" (CP) has an impact on young women and men with regard to career preferences, and perceptions of business skills and the likelihood of having a company. CP is taught to 270,000 students in 39 European countries, and approximately 15% of Norwegian…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, Career Choice
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Mangset, Marte – Journal of Education and Work, 2017
According to classical elite theory, increased circulation is related to increased integration which is thought to increase elites' power. Based on a comparative analysis of some European countries' elite education systems, recruitment to elite positions and degrees of circulation--with a specific focus on administrative elites--this article…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Social Theories, Social Change
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Strømme, Thea Bertnes; Hansen, Marianne Nordli – Journal of Education and Work, 2017
This article examines if and how the elite professions of law and medicine have managed to maintain their exclusivity in a period of educational expansion in Norway. The extent to which these professions disproportionately recruit students with socio-economically advantageous backgrounds is seen as an indication of intergenerational closure. Using…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Lawyers, Physicians, Advantaged
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Rusten, Grete; Hermelin, Brita – Journal of Education and Work, 2017
This study explores industry-education collaboration on vocational education and training (VET) in upper secondary schools in Sweden and Norway, with particular attention to the initiatives, organisation and operational management, and aspects of robustness and lock-in effects. The case studies include two upper secondary schools situated in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary Schools, Vocational Schools, Vocational Education
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Drange, Ida – Journal of Education and Work, 2016
This article compares outcomes in the Norwegian labour market for non-Western immigrants and majority colleagues with professional or master's degrees within three different fields of study: health science, social science and natural science. Professions have a higher degree of occupational closure, which may entail that non-Western immigrants…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Success, Employment, Labor Market
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Reegård, Kaja – Journal of Education and Work, 2016
The article examines the ways students in the school-based part of the vocational education and training (VET) in Sales begin to make sense of the world of work they are about to enter. Drawing on a qualitative study of upper-secondary Sales VET students in Norway, a four-fold typology of orientations to retail work is analysed: first, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Sales Occupations, Qualitative Research
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Nerland, Monika; Karseth, Berit – Journal of Education and Work, 2015
This paper examines how professional associations engage themselves in efforts to develop, regulate and secure knowledge in their respective domains, with special emphasis on standardisation. The general emphasis on science in society brings renewed attention to the knowledge base of professionals, and positions professional bodies as key…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professional Associations, Knowledge Management, Standards
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Hovdhaugen, Elisabeth – Journal of Education and Work, 2015
There are many possible reasons why students leave university prior to degree completion, and one of the more commonly cited is being employed while studying. This paper analyses the impact of employment status on dropout rates using survival analysis. It finds that employment status does have an impact on dropout rates; students who work full…
Descriptors: Student Employment, Dropout Rate, College Students, Full Time Students
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Vågan, André; Heggen, Kåre – Journal of Education and Work, 2014
This article uses an activity-theoretical perspective on context to explore final-year student nurses' and student teachers' perceptions of learning in their professional programmes. We analyse focus group interviews about critical aspects of teaching and nursing preparation and articulate processes of learning within and across coursework and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Preservice Teachers, Nursing Students
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Smeby, Jens-Christian; Heggen, Kåre – Journal of Education and Work, 2014
It can be difficult for students to relate theoretical knowledge and practical skills when making the transition from the classroom to professional practice. The concept of coherence has been suggested as an appropriate way to address how the relationships involved (i.e. between theoretical knowledge and practical skills and between classroom…
Descriptors: Theory Practice Relationship, Elementary School Teachers, Preschool Teachers, Nurses
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