The aim of the project is to “construct knowledge about ‘school careers through education into the labour market’, and the impact and effectiveness of policy measures and educational innovations on these transitions.” This implies the collection of longitudinal data as well as analyses which are relevant for policy. More specifically, the invitation to tender mentions two distinct research areas.
- school careers of pupils and ...
We investigate the determinants and effects of school segregation, a socially and economically relevant topic. Not only does social segregation have severe democratic consequences, it also impacts educational outcomes and hampers an efficient allocation and production of human resources. First, we investigate how preferences for socio-economic and ethnic group composition lead to school segregation. We estimate and simulate school choice ...
Policy making capacities of school boards. Development of a self-evaluation instrument University of Antwerp
Policy Research Center on Study and School Careers Ghent University
Data on the transition from school to work for three birth cohorts of Flemish youngsters will be used to analyse the incidence and effects of educational and skill mismatch on their entry into the labour market and their initial labour market career.
Back School or Brain School for Patients Undergoing Lumbar Radiculopathy? A Multi-Center Randomized Controlled Trial With Two-Year Follow-Up. Vrije Universiteit Brussel
An ethnography of the importance of a particular school and broader social contexts in the development of ethnic stereotypes and experiences of racism and discrimination with secondary school students in Flanders. Ghent University
This study relies on ethnographic research in two Flemish secondary schools to explore ethnic minority studentsU+2019 experiences with racism and discrimination, the ethnic stereotypes majority and minority groups develop of each other and the factors and processes explaining differences in experiences with racism ena discrimination and ethnic stereotyping.
Examining the organisation of school boards and their impact on the policy-making capacity of schools. KU Leuven
In this dissertation, I examine the relation between the democratic school climate and students’ engagement. Hence, I inspect the relation between the school context and students’ political knowledge, their political attitudes and their willingness to participate. On the one hand, the results of this dissertation provide evidence of the democratic school climate and the teachers’ role within the socialization process. On the other hand, this ...