Publication - Research and analysis

Young people's experience of education and training

Published: 28 Sep 2017

Report on young people's experience of their learner journey from the age of 15-24 years.

76 page PDF

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76 page PDF

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Young people's experience of education and training
Annex A: References

76 page PDF

1.8 MB

Annex A: References

Alexander, R (2016) Migration, education and employment: Socio-cultural factors in shaping individual decisions and economic outcomes in Orkney and Shetland, Island Studies Journal, 11(1), 177-192.

Centre for Research in Education, Inclusion and Diversity (2013) Post-School transitions of people who are deaf or hard of hearing.

Finlay I, Sheridan M, McKay J and Nudzor H (2010) Young people on the margins: in need of more choices and more chances in twenty‐first century Scotland, British Educational Research Journal, 36(5), 851-867.

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (2015) Our Next Generation: Young people and the Highlands and Islands, Attitudes and Aspirations.

Joseph Rowntree Foundation (2006) Young People's Experiences of Transition to Adulthood: A study of minority ethnic and white young people.

Project Scotland (2012) A Stalled Generation? Transitions to adulthood in Scotland today.

Scotland's Commissioner for Children and Young People (2014) Learning Lessons: Young People's Views on Poverty and Education in Scotland.

Scottish Funding Council (2015) Preparing Young People for the Future: An evaluation of the arrangements made by Scottish colleges to deliver the entitlements of the senior phase of Curriculum for Excellence.

Scottish Government (2011) Post-16 Education: Improving the Learner Journey.

Scottish Government (2016) Business and Learner Journeys.

Skills Development Scotland (2016) CIAG Services and post transitions: views of young people.

Skills Development Scotland (2016) Modern Apprenticeships Intermediate Outcomes.

The Higher Education Academy (2013) Learning Journeys: Student experiences in further and higher education in Scotland.

The Poverty Alliance (2011) 'Lost sheep looking for somewhere to go?' A study into young people in the transition from school to employment, education or training.

Who Cares? Scotland (2004) A Different Class? Educational Attainment – the views and experiences of looked after young people.


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