Dream jobs?: teenagers' career aspirations and the future of work


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With young people staying in education longer than ever and the labour market automating with unprecedented speed, students need help to make sense of the world of work. In 2018, the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA), the world's largest dataset on young people's educational experiences, collected first-of-its kind data on this, making it possible to explore how much the career dreams of young people have changed over the past 20 years, how closely they are related to actual labour demand, and how closely aspirations are shaped by social background and gender. By...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Students; Youth; Labour market

Keywords: Career choice; Aspirations; Future; Career awareness; Occupation; OECD country

Published: [Paris, France]: OECD, 2020

Physical description: 55 p.

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Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 139.363

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