BTECs, higher education and labour market outcomes using the Longitudinal Education Outcome (LEO) dataset

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Author: Patrignani, Pietro; Battiston, Alice; Conlon, Gavan

Abstract:

In this paper, we investigate individual characteristics and labour market outcomes for students progressing to first degree qualifications after attaining a level 3 [Business and Technology Education Council] BTEC. Using a comparison group of individuals holding level 3 BTECs as their highest qualification, we estimate earnings and employment differentials for students progressing to a first degree. Earnings differentials estimates are typically positive and, in the most comprehensive specification used, around 18 per cent and 22 per cent (males and females respectively) for the group...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Qualifications; Pathways; Outcomes; Gender

Keywords: Educational level; Employment outcomes; Return on education and training; Longitudinal data; Data analysis; Comparative analysis

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: London, England: Centre for Vocational Educational Research, London School of Economics and Political Science, 2019

Physical description: 45 p.

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http://cver.lse.ac.uk/publications/abstract.asp?index=6490

Also called: Business and Technology Education Councils, higher education and labour market outcomes using the Longitudinal Education Outcome (LEO) dataset

Series: CVER discussion paper series; no. 024

ISSN: 2398-7553

Resource type: Discussion paper

Call number: TD/TNC 138.190

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