Don't stop me now: supporting young people with chronic conditions from education to employment

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Author: Bajorek, Zofia; Donnaloja, Victoria; McEnhill, Libby


A considerable number of young people in the UK find the pathway to employment increasingly difficult to navigate. This includes those with chronic health conditions, for whom achieving a desired labour market outcome can be highly challenging. Research has shown that young people with chronic conditions have an increased likelihood of being unemployed, earning less and obtaining fewer, and lower, qualifications than their healthy peers. The Work and Health Joint Unit was created by the UK government in 2015 to lead a drive to improve both health and work outcomes for those with...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Disability; Employment; Youth; Career development; Vocational education and training; Evaluation

Keywords: Transition from education and training to employment; Employment service; Career guidance; Entry into working life; Work experience

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: London, England: The Work Foundation, 2016

Physical description: 45 p.

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Related items: TD/TNC 115.799

An earlier report, 'Life and employment opportunities of young people with chronic conditions', is indexed in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 115.799.

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 123.1337

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