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Choosing Futures: Young people's decision-making in education, training and careers markets

Foskett, Nicholas and Hemsley-Brown, Jane (2001) Choosing Futures: Young people's decision-making in education, training and careers markets, London, UK, RoutledgeFalmer, 244pp.

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This book offers a wide-ranging perspective on how young people and their parents make choices as they travel through a lifetime of education and training. It challenges traditional views of how choices are made of primary school, secondary school, college, university and career, and shows how choices depend upon a range of factors including young people's personal experiences, individual and family histories and their perceptions of education and careers. The book compares choices fopr 5 to 11 year olds and for 16 and 18 year olds, drawing out models of the decision-making process, and at the same time the consequences on schools, colleges and individuals of 'enhanced choice'.

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Published date: 2001
Keywords: Educational choice Educational markets Careers Policy and choice Decision-making


Local EPrints ID: 20972
ISBN: 0415232392
PURE UUID: f62ff2eb-a051-4f82-a7c8-c78a8c00641c

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Date deposited: 03 Mar 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 16:28

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Author: Nicholas Foskett
Author: Jane Hemsley-Brown

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