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Hendry, Leo; Raymond, Martin – Scottish Educational Review, 1983
Reviews the research on unemployed adolescents, noting a lack of evidence about the schools' role in preparing adolescents for an uncertain future and about unemployment from the adolescents' perspective. Discusses a Scottish study showing the effects of unemployment on adolescent lifestyle and leisure and the schools' emphasis on work. (SB)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Attitudes, Education Work Relationship, Employment Experience
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Hendry, Leo; Raymond, Martin – Scottish Educational Review, 1986
Semistructured interviews with 47 unemployed teenagers and 49 Youth Training Scheme (YTS) trainees in Great Britain suggest that beyond directly vocational aspects of YTS, psychosocial factors (social roles/status, peer influences, leisure pursuits) are important to self/social development of youth in transition to adult life. Implications for…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Job Training
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Hendry, Leo; Marr, Douglas – Scottish Educational Review, 1985
Regional surveys of 32 Scottish schools, case study of 153 fourth-year pupils in 1 school, and post-school sampling of 68 individuals revealed similarities in organization but differences in aims, approaches, and attitudes toward leisure education. School-sponsored programs had little influence on leisure time use of adolescents or in post-school…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Definitions, Foreign Countries, Leisure Education