Education & Labour

Publication date: 21 Jun 2019 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Education & Labour | Authors: Speckesser, S, Espinoza, H | External authors: Bursnall, M
This report is part of the Youth Jobs Gap research series, which uses new Longitudinal Education Outcomes data to present new insights into disadvantaged young people’s transition from compulsory education into employment. The first three national reports have looked at NEET rates, higher education...
Publication date: 19 Jun 2019 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Education & Labour | Authors: Stokes, L, Speckesser, S, Dorsett, R | External authors: Gray, H | Report to: DfE
Traineeships are an education and training programme that provide young people aged 16-24 with an intensive period of work experience and work preparation training, as well as offering them support in improving their English and maths, to give them the best opportunity of entering an apprenticeship...
| Theme: Education & Labour
The aim of this project is to review EU member states’ visa systems with regard to existing temporary mobility routes for third country nationals. The findings of this review will enable HMG to prioritise the potential barriers that these visa requirements pose when formulating detailed positions...
Publication date: 1 Apr 2019 | Publication type: Journal article/book/chapter | Theme: Education & Labour | Authors: Cebulla, A, Hudson-Sharp, N, Stokes, L, Wilkinson, D. | JEL classification: I14, J26, J16 | Journal: Sozialer Fortschritt No. 4 Vol. 68 | Pages: 289-311 | Publisher: Duncker & Humblot Verlag, Berlin
Extending working lives prolongs existing patterns of time spent in work or with family into later life. Analysis of European Social Survey data shows a widening in inequitable domestic divisions of labour in households with post-retirement age workers. We explore partners’ perceptions of older...
Publication date: 1 Jun 2019 | Publication type: Journal article/book/chapter | Theme: Education & Labour | Authors: Rolfe, H, McNally, S | External authors: Johnson, H, Ruiz-Valenzuela, J, Savage, R, Vousden, J, Wood, J | JEL classification: I21 | Journal: Labour Economics Vol. 58 Issue June 2019 | Pages: 21-36 | Publisher: Elsevier, Oxford
Many students still leave school without a good grasp of basic literacy, despite the negative implications for future educational and labour market outcomes. We evaluate how resources may be used within classrooms to reinforce the teaching of literacy. Specifically, teaching assistants are trained...
Publication date: 1 Oct 2017 | Publication type: Journal article/book/chapter | Theme: Education & Labour | Authors: Rolfe, H | Journal: Social Policy and Society No. 4 Vol. 16 | Pages: 623-634 | Publisher: Cambridge University Press
In the last ten years, EU migrants have come to play an important role in the UK labour force. They have become increasingly present in low-skilled occupations, where the largest proportional increase has been migration from Eastern and Central European countries. Drawing on research carried out...
Publication date: 24 Apr 2019 | Publication type: Report | Theme: Education & Labour | Authors: Espinoza, H, Moore, J, Speckesser, S | External authors: Bursnall, M, Gadsby, B
  This report establishes for the first time an employment gap between young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and their better-off peers: disadvantaged young people are twice as likely to not be in employment, education or training (NEET). Looking at the regional breakdowns, we see that in the...

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