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The influence of the school in the decision to participate in learning post-16

Foskett, Nicholas, Dyke, Martin and Maringe, Felix (2004) The influence of the school in the decision to participate in learning post-16 , London, UK Department for Education and Skills 96pp. (DfES Research Report).

Record type: Monograph (Project Report)


This research study was commissioned by the DfES to enhance understanding about the role of the school in shaping the perceptions and choices of post 16 pathways amongst young people in school. The research is based on a series of qualitative interviews in 24 schools across 9 LEAs. Focus groups were undertaken with young people in Years 10,11 and 12, and interviews were conducted with headteachers, heads of year, and heads of careers, as well as a postal survey of parents. the report considers choice processes, the relative influence of mediating agencies, the influence of school organisation on choice and then models a number of scenarios representing different contexts of school influence

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Published date: 2004
Additional Information: ISBN 1844782409
Keywords: post 16 choice, schools and pupils, education markets


Local EPrints ID: 20973
PURE UUID: 366f5203-f90c-475d-9af2-4867b548561a

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

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Author: Nicholas Foskett
Author: Martin Dyke
Author: Felix Maringe

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