Cross-national research on school to work transitions

an analytical framework
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ESRI , Dublin
StatementDamien F. Hannan, David Raffe and Emer Smyth.
ContributionsRaffe, David., Smyth, Emer., Economic and Social Research Institute.
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Cross-National Research on School to Work Transitions: An Analytical Framework Damian F. Hannan (ESRI), David Raffe (University of Edinburgh) and Emer Smyth (ESRI) This paper was commissioned by the OECD Secretariat to provide background for the Transition Thematic Review.

2 1. The School-to-Work Transition: A Cross-National Perspective. Structural transformations in the international economy and the restructuring of work have made the transition from education to employment increasingly problematic.

School-to-work pathways have become more socially segmented and the risk of underemployment and joblessness have increased for both vocationally and academically educated youth.

The School-to-Work Transition: A Cross-National Perspective Ryan, Paul Abstract School-to-work patterns and issues are discussed for seven economies (France, Germany, Japan, the Netherlands, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States). The emphasis is placed on differences across countries in the current labor market position of young people and.

seek more directly to improve school-to-work transitions. This book aims to provide up-to-date, high-quality evidence on the effectiveness of these efforts, whom they help, and how they might be improved.

THE SCHOOL-TO-WORK TRANSITION The school-to-work transition, as reflected in both research. Youth Transitions Evidence Base: update. The Youth transitions evidence base: update is a research report by Deloitte Access Economics that looks at the economic and social benefits of young people making successful transitions to further education, training and work.

THE SCHOOL TO WORK TRANSITION Richard Dorsett and Paolo Lucchino This paper summarises the findings and insights from two recent studies exploring the nature of the school to work transition in the UK. We set these papers in the context of the broader debate about the youth labour market and highlight their main contributions.

Interest in the school-to-work transition has fluctuated over recent years mainly because of political and economic considerations. The recently revived interest in school-to-work transition has been sparked by a succession of reports relating to the decline in educational achievements and the changing demands in the labour market.

This paper reviews the main comparative research papers on the transition from secondary school level to work, primarily in Europe. The paper aims to identify the important dimensions of variation among education/training systems and their national contexts, which may be hypothesised to influence the success of transitions.

Get this from a library. Research on school-to-work transition programs in the United States. [David Stern; National Center for Research in Vocational Education (U.S.);]. Improving school-to-work transitions / David Neumark --Transitions to work for racial, ethnic, and immigrant groups / Deborah Reed, Christopher Jepsen, and Laura E.

Hill --Participation in career and technical education and school-to-work in American high schools / James R. Stone III and Oscar A. Aliaga --Do school-to-work programs help the. School-to-Work Models; Career academies—school-within-a-school, providing a three-to four-year integrated academic/vocational program to approximately 50 students per year.

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Occupational-academic clusters—large-scale, offers all students in a school a choice of several career pathways, based on a series of related courses. Restructured vocational education—provides reshaped skills.

ABSTRACTIn the s and s the study of education-work transitions took a comparative turn. Researchers sought to identify national differences in transition processes and outcomes and explain them in terms of institutional characteristics of national ‘transition systems’.

This was an ambitious aim because it required the study of transitions to develop as a field of ‘macro’ social. Cross-national research on school to work transitions: An analytical framework.

Background paper prepared for the planning meeting for the Thematic Review of the Transition from Initial Education to Working Life. Soon after the school-to-work legislation was passed by Congress, OTA was asked by the Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources and the House Committee on Education and Labor (now the Committee on Economic and Educational Opportunities) to assess the potential and problems of work-based learning as a component of school-to-work.

New pathways to work are described, along with the transitions experienced among special populations such as the economically disadvantaged, immigrants, and international students. Current research illuminates these opportunities and challenges and emphasizes the need for culturally appropriate and meaningful transition supports.

In response to a landmark report published in by the William T. Grant Foundation, The Forgotten Half: Pathways to Success for America’s Youth and Young Families, educators and policy makers began to look closely at the needs of work-bound or non-college-bound youth and determined that the school-to-work transition in the United States was in significant need.

HANNAN, D.F., RAFFE, D. & SMYTH, E. () Cross-national research on school to work transitions: an analytical framework, in: OECD (Ed) Background Paper prepared for the Planning Meeting for the.

The school-to-work transition (STWT) is a major life event for those who must leave behind their lives as full-time students and begin new lives as a full-time employees. Although much has been written about the STWT, the role and importance of job search has often been neglected.

At the same time, research on job search has tended to treat the job-search process as an independent and. In the developed world, work transition programmes for youth with disabilities have been met with varying degrees of success through integrated school-to-work approaches.

This appraisal of the international literature concluded though that the majority of reported studies were focused on disability employment in general, with less attention to. Stunned by his online physician reviews, Dr. Ned needed to take action. Learn how he boosted his online reviews by listening to patient feedback.

The author uses these three themes to summarise some of the themes of cross-national research, focussing on OECD [+] Show more In this paper, the author discusses three ways in which the pathways concept has been used to express aspects of the school to work transitions. The transition from school to work is a challenging time for young adults.

For young adults with disabilities challenges can be very overwhelming. Community Options, Inc. is working to make that transition easier for young adults with disabilities and their families. School to Work Transitions Program is a highly inclusive program which is designed to transition students with learning challenges from school to work and adult life.

The Transitions staff utilizes a variety of individually designed approaches to meet each student's unique needs.

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Using a student centered, whole life planning approach which. Teenage Work Investments. A series of dummy variables capture high school work patterns in grades 10– Based on continuous work histories during these three years, the measures reflect employment duration, measured in months, as well as intensity, or the average hours of work during the full period of employment (Mortimer ).Extensive, long-term employment was distinguished from shorter.

This volume made an important contribution to the growing literature on the transition from school to work. It provides a different perspective on the global changes that have transformed school-to-work transitions since the s; offers an integrative conceptual framework for analysis; and promotes a comparative, cross-national understanding of school-to-work transitions in a.


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School-to-work patterns and issues are discussed for seven economies (France, Germany, Japan, the Netherlands, Sweden, UK and US). The emphasis is placed on differences across countries in both the current labour market position of young people and recent trends therein, along with the institutions that regulate youth education, training and employment.

School-to-work transition is a phrase referring to on-the-job training, apprenticeships, cooperative education agreements or other programs designed to prepare students to enter the job market.

This education system is primarily employed in the United States, partially as a response to work. Abstract. Compiles an integrated series of comparative empirical analyses of education-to-work transitions in European Union countries.

Individual chapters describe the educational background of young people entering the labour market, address the scope of educational expansion over the past decades, and chart basic structures of transition patterns in European labour markets.

Gender inequalities in the school-to-work transition in Europe: Short Statistical Report No. The school-to-work transition has been made difficult by high unemployment for men and women. However, research has also demonstrated that even with considerable gains in education, women continue to have unequal labour market outcomes.

The School-to-Work Transition: A Cross-National Perspective by Paul Ryan. Published in vol issue 1, pages of Journal of Economic Literature, MarchAbstract: School-to-work patterns and issues are discussed for seven economies (France, Germany, Japan.

† Toward Ensuring a Smooth Transition Into High School,an issue brief, offers a best practices brief based on key research in the field of ninth grade transitions. † Managing the Transition to High School in a Comprehensive Urban Environmentprovides a snapshot of how one schools is managing to make a positive difference for ninth graders.

In The New Transition Handbook, we define support strategies as any assistance or help provided directly to a student to promote a successful transition from school to adult life. Research offers some insight into factors that may promote successful student outcomes, such as paid work experiences during high school, family involvement, social.