Research Briefing I: Establishing the Employment Gap

May 28, 2019

May 28, 2019

Impetus (published April 2019) Click here to read the full report.                 This is the first of a series of briefings from Impetus using the new Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) dataset to examine the impact of disadvantage on education and employment. The LEO dataset combines data held by […]

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Indecon Review of Career Guidance – Final Report

May 28, 2019

May 28, 2019

Indecon International Research Economists (published April 2019) Read the full report here.                 This new report from Indecon International Research Economists discusses the findings from an independent review of career guidance provision in Ireland submitted to the Minister of Education and Skills. This review sought to support the […]

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Youth Voice Census Report 2019

May 28, 2019

May 28, 2019

Youth Employment UK (published May 2019) Click here to read the report.                   The new Youth Voice Census Report from Youth Employment UK captured the views of 3,008 young people aged between 14-24 on education, employment and training. Amongst many of the report’s key findings, one fifth […]

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Gender Stereotypes in Early Childhood: A Literature Review

May 28, 2019

May 28, 2019

The Fawcett Society (published March 2019) Read the report here.               The Fawcett Society examine gender stereotypes in early childhood using an extensive body of literature encompassing education, economics, psychology and neurobiology. The authors argue that the early education environment and gender imbalance of teaching staff has an impact […]

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More Than a Job’s Worth: Making Work Experience Fit for Purpose

May 28, 2019

May 28, 2019

LKMco (published May 2019) Click here to read the full report.                 The second report from LKMco in their More Than A Job’s Worth series on careers education builds on the findings of ‘Making Careers Education Age-Appropriate’ published last month. This research is built upon an extensive literature review, […]

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“To see ourselves as others see us”: Post-primary school students’ drawings of scientists before and after participation in a career orientation programme.

April 24, 2019

April 24, 2019

University of Limerick Read the report here.                   This study examines the impact of a Career Orientation Programme (COP) on young people’s perceptions of scientists. Research has shown that stereotypes of scientists, and more generally careers, start in early childhood. The authors argue that scientists are often […]

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SEN, school life and future aspirations

April 24, 2019

April 24, 2019

Institute of Education – UCL Read the report here. This report from the Institute of Education uses the Millennium Cohort Study to understand the perceptions of students with special education needs (SEN) at age 11 and 14 towards school. Across the country, 14.4% of school age children have special educational needs and disabilities (SEND). 7.1% […]

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A Comparison of Earnings Related to Higher Level Vocational/Technical and Academic Education

April 24, 2019

April 24, 2019

Hector Espinoza and Stefan Speckesser (NIESER) Read the report here. This new report from the National Institute of Economic and SocialResearch is the first econometric study comparing earnings of people with higher vocational/technical qualifications (Level 4 or 5) to those of degree holders that attended Russell Group and non-Russell Group universities. The empirical analysis is […]

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