Who knows what school leavers and graduates are doing?: comparing information systems within Europe

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Author: Hordosy, Rita

Abstract:

Many current national and institutional education policies address the issue of raising participation amongst young people and enhancing employability after leaving school or university. What sort of information are these policies built on? This paper compares national information systems from the last three decades across Europe that gather information on school leavers’ and graduates’ pathways after compulsory education. Using documentary data collected systematically the paper describes the main focus, the research design and the sampling frame of the school leavers’ and graduates’...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Students; Policy; Statistics; Outcomes; Research

Keywords: Graduates; School leavers; Policy formation; Data collecting; Outcomes of education and training; Comparative analysis

Geographic subjects: Europe

Published: London, England: Routledge, Taylor and Francis, 2014

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Journal title: Comparative education

Journal volume: 50

Journal number: 4

Journal date: 2014

Pages: pp. 448-473

ISSN: 0305-0068, 1360-0486 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 117.569

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