Understanding employer engagement in education: theories and evidence

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Author: Mann, Anthony; Stanley, Julian; Archer, Louise

Abstract:

This collection focuses on employer engagement in education, how it is delivered and the differentiated impact it has on young people in their progression through schooling and higher education into the labour market. The focus is not narrowly on vocational or technical education or work-related learning, but on how employer engagement (e.g. work experience, internships, careers education, workplace visits, mentoring, enterprise education, etc.) influences the experiences and outcomes of the broad range of young people across mainstream academic learning programmes. The essays explore...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Labour market; Youth; Industry; Equity; Participation; Apprenticeship; Finance; Higher education; Economics; Outcomes; Students; Statistics; Providers of education and training

Keywords: Education industry relationship; Social mobility; Employers; Aspirations; Work experience; Partnership in education and training; Financial aspects; Economic impact; Graduates; Data analysis

Geographic subjects: Europe; Great Britain; North America; United States; Canada

Published: Abingdon, England: Routledge, 2014

Physical description: xviii, 269 p.

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ISBN: 9780415823463 (pbk.); 9780415823456 (hbk.); 9781315779966 (e-book)

Statement of responsibility: Edited by Anthony Mann, Julian Stanley and Louise Archer

Resource type: Book

Document number: TD/TNC 117.1548

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