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Mansuy, Michèle; Werquin, Patrick – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
For young people in the southern Mediterranean, labour market entry is long and difficult. Empirical tests carried out in one Moroccan region show that informal employment largely predominates among young people. Even if a qualification does not protect them from unemployment, it is necessary for access to formal jobs. Experience in the labour…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Employment, Foreign Countries, Labor Market
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Nordlund, Madelene – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
Based on Swedish register data from 2003 to 2012, this study attempts to explain over-education and upward mobility among tertiary graduates. Rarely used explanatory factors are central in the analyses, such as 'still in study' and 'field of education'. Tertiary graduates in low-wage jobs are regarded as over-educated. The results of this work…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Salary Wage Differentials, Social Mobility, Correlation
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Payne, Jonathan – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
A central challenge for local skills strategies is whether they can contribute to 'inclusive growth' including more and better jobs across a local economy. Skills strategies, it has been argued, must go beyond simply boosting skills supply and be integrated with policies that shape employer demand for, and utilisation of, skills, including…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Job Skills, Employment Qualifications
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López-Guereñu, Nuria – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
The contrasting conceptions of policy borrowing and policy learning processes in relation to education and skills have been widely debated. Nevertheless, most analyses have focused on nation states and, subsequently, cases of sub-sections of a state have been insufficiently considered. This article examines the process of modernisation of the…
Descriptors: Policy Formation, Educational Policy, Vocational Education, Neoliberalism
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Salinas, Paulina; Romaní, Gianni; Silva, Jimena – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
The objective of this study is to analyse the professional training of the students of mining courses, regarding the career barriers and the strategies to reverse them. Twenty-seven interviews with programme heads and union leaders in the industry were carried out. The results show paradoxical discourses: the programme heads point out that the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Fairness, Careers, Barriers
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Rosvall, Per-Åke; Ledman, Kristina; Nylund, Mattias; Rönnlund, Maria – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
Surges of migration into Sweden and other European countries have raised needs to adjust civic education to provide Bernsteinian pedagogic rights of enhancement, participation and inclusion, both generally and in VET specifically. However, associated issues have received little research attention even in countries with colonial histories and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethnicity, Immigration, Immigrants
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Maguire, Sue – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
This paper explores what it means to be defined as NEET and economically inactive (EI). It draws on research conducted in England in 2016 and 2017 to examine the lives of young women who carry this label. While the term 'NEET' has been extended in recent years to cover a much wider age cohort of young people across the UK (and internationally),…
Descriptors: Females, Foreign Countries, Late Adolescents, Unemployment
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Lim, Jung-Yon; Lee, Young-Min – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
This study explores the patterns and characteristics of job mobility among Korean youth through sequential analysis. It verifies initial career formation patterns to identify important implications in developing policies for effective labor market performance, using 15 years of job history data from the Korean Labor & Income Panel of the Korea…
Descriptors: Occupational Mobility, Youth Employment, Employment Patterns, Foreign Countries
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Holmberg, Liila; Kalalahti, Mira; Varjo, Janne; Kivirauma, Joel; Mäkelä, Marja-Liisa; Saarinen, Minna; Zacheus, Tuomas; Jahnukainen, Markku – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
This article examines the educational trajectories envisioned by immigrant-origin youths. The mixed-methods research draws upon quantitative (N = 445) and interview data (n = 112). Whereas most prior research focuses on educational achievement or educational attainment of immigrant-origin youth, this article focuses on their outlooks concerning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Higher Education, Immigrants
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Nghia, Tran Le Huu – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
Complementing existing literature about graduate skills gaps from employers' perspectives, this article reports a study that investigated the skills gaps of Vietnamese graduates and final-year students from their own perspectives. Firstly, 257 university graduates were invited to assess the importance level of 35 skills in the workplace. These…
Descriptors: Vietnamese People, College Graduates, Education Work Relationship, Employer Attitudes
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Ilieva-Trichkova, Petya; Boyadjieva, Pepka – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
This article examines the importance of education in creating differences across European countries with regard to how young people experience job insecurity during their transition from school to work. On a theoretical level, two sets of educational system features which influence job insecurity are identified: institutional (stratification,…
Descriptors: Job Security, Unemployment, Cross Cultural Studies, Lifelong Learning
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Schediwy, Laura; Loots, Ellen; Bhansing, Pawan – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
The present study examines students' attitudes toward entrepreneurship education. The context of the study are the arts, where we empirically test whether different dimensions of arts entrepreneurship education are recognized by students from higher music education institutes in the Netherlands. Specifically, we investigate 167 music students'…
Descriptors: Music Education, Student Attitudes, Employment Potential, Entrepreneurship
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McGurk, Patrick; Meredith, Richard – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
This paper investigates the responsibilities and membership of Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) in England in the light of devolution of employment and skills responsibilities. Through the theoretical lens of 'hollowing out' and a direct comparison with the late-Thatcherite Training and Enterprise Councils (TECs) of the 1990s, the paper argues…
Descriptors: Employers, Employment, Foreign Countries, Education Work Relationship
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Graf, Lukas; Gardin, Matias – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
Luxembourg exhibits strong transnational traits within its skills regime, defying any neat fit with existing educational typologies. It is characterised by its high-skill economy, cross-cultural characteristics, and central location within the European Union. As such, Luxembourg has developed a hybrid strategy of responding to labour market…
Descriptors: Knowledge Economy, Foreign Countries, Labor Market, Cultural Pluralism
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Nghia, Tran Le Huu – Journal of Education and Work, 2018
External stakeholders have increasingly participated in instructional and training activities in higher education; however, their contribution has not yet been adequately documented, especially in non-Western university contexts. This article reports a study that examined external stakeholders' roles and factors influencing their participation in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Stakeholders, Skill Development, Role
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