Smooth, staggered or stopped?: educational transitions in the South African Youth Panel Study

Smooth transitions through an individual's schooling career are a key aim for education programmes the world over. New analysis from a longitudinal study of South African youth suggests that just under half of all learners are following this smooth type of pathway through the further education and training (FET) phase of schooling, with the rest following three other distinct progression routes. This report provides an in-depth look at what young people are doing, how they move through the education system, and how background and school-level characteristics influence those pathways. The study ... Show more

Authors: Isdale, Kathryn; Reddy, Vijay; Winnaar, Lolita; Zuze, Tia Linda

Published: Pretoria, South Africa, Labour Market Intelligence Partnership, Human Sciences Research Council, 2016

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: xii, 37 p.

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