- xviii, 240 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
- Additional Authors
- Huddleston, Prue,Kashefpakdel, Elnaz,Mann, Anthony,
- Contents note: Preface -- Introduction -- 'Employers at the heart of the system?' the role of employers in qualification development -- Investigating how benefits of an industry-school partnership vary between industry sectors -- Who is getting prepared? year 11 students' views on careers education and work experience in English secondary schools -- Competences, capabilities and capitals: conceptual paradigms in the educational-employment relationship -- Socialised social capital? the capacity of schools to use careers provision to compensate for social capital deficiencies among teenagers -- Tell it like it is: education and employer engagement, freelance and self-employment -- 'Selling the dream': stakeholder perceptions of the translation of employability policy into university strategy -- "My brother's football team mate's dad was a pathologist": serendipity and employer engagement in medical careers -- Someone in your life who really believes in you: evidence and practice in employer mentoring -- Aligning school to work: assessing the impact of employer engagement in young people's transitions from education to work -- Ethnographies of work and possible futures: new ways for young people to learn about work, and choose a meaningful first career -- What impact can employer engagement have on student attitudes towards school and their academic achievement? an analysis of OECD PISA data -- Young people in the labour market: how teenage employer engagement makes a difference to adult outcomes -- Insiders or outsiders, who do you trust? engaging employers in school-based career activities -- Between two worlds: linking education and employment -- Conclusion.Includes bibliographical references.