Does the work-study combination among youth improve the transition path?

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Author: Nilsson, Bjorn


The ILO School-to-work transition surveys (SWTS) provide an opportunity to study this transition in 28 countries. The objective of the present technical brief is to reflect on the role played by the work-study combination in the transition to stable and satisfactory employment, and to simultaneously provide a discussion on the adequacy of the survey design and implementation to address this question. The author seeks to determine if working while studying can act as a stepping stone to good labour market opportunities or is it rather a necessity-driven constraint of more vulnerable youth...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Students; Employment; Research

Keywords: Transition from education and training to employment; Part time employment; Employability; Youth transitions; Survey

Published: Geneva, Switzerland: ILO, 2015

Physical description: 15 p.

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Related items: TD/TNC 125.390

An updated review published in 2016 is indexed in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 125.390.

Resource type: Paper

Call number: TD/TNC 122.195

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