Aligning school to work: assessing the impact of employer engagement in young people's transitions from education to work


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Author: Hogarth, Terence; Gambin, Lynn


Young people face a daunting prospect in making the transition from school to work in the UK. Youth unemployment and not in education, employment or training (NEET) rates remain relatively high following the financial crisis in 2007-2008 when they rapidly increased to levels from which they are only slowly recovering. Youth unemployment and the percentage of young people NEET is relatively high compared with those countries that have relatively well developed vocational education and training (VET) systems, such as Germany, and in comparison with the average in the European Union. The...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Students; Youth; Labour market; Employment

Keywords: Transition from education and training to employment; Youth transitions; Education industry relationship; Partnership in education and training; Work experience; NEET

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: London, England: Routledge, Taylor and Francis, 2019

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Pages: pp. 142-157

Related items: TD/TNC 133.717

ISBN: 9781138501041 (print); 9781315144115 (ebk)

Resource type: Book chapter

Document number: TD/TNC 134.844

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