Youth transitions: creating pathways to success

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Author: Hughes, Deirdre; Smith, Graeme


Around the world, young people face considerable challenges. Even before the disruption of the [Coronavirus Disease 2019] Covid-19 crisis, policymakers were seeking to respond to rapid technological advances, climate change and - in some countries - an ageing population and workforce. While children and young people worldwide generally have high aspirations and ambitions for their futures, evidence shows that they often face problematic and protracted transitions into work. In this context, new pathways from school to employment are needed. In this paper, we review extensive evidence to...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Pathways; Employment; Career development

Keywords: Youth transitions; Transition from education and training to employment; Education industry relationship; Educational policy; Employability; Entrepreneurship; Skill needs; Skills mismatch; Institutional role; Career planning

Published: Berkshire, England: Education Development Trust, 2020

Physical description: 52 p.

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ISBN: 9781912610044

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 141.167

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