The school-to-work transition in the United Kingdom
UNSPECIFIED (1996) The school-to-work transition in the United Kingdom. INTERNATIONAL LABOUR REVIEW, 135 (2). 159-&. ISSN 0020-7780Full text not available from this repository.
Despite evidence linking youth unemployment to labour market conditions rather than to poor educational preparation, the policy response has since the mid-1980s focused on education and training, extending the school-to-work transition. Although the unemployed include a high proportion of less qualified people, the author questions the efficiency and equity of training as a remedy. Subsidizing post-compulsory education for the most able can be justified where it develops skills complementary to those of the least able, he argues, but tackling hard-core youth unemployment needs a wide range of policies concerned with economic, social and physical environments.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
|Journal or Publication Title:||INTERNATIONAL LABOUR REVIEW|
|Publisher:||INT LABOUR OFFICE|
|Number of Pages:||23|
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