Research

Research

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The LLAKES Centre is carrying out an extensive range of research projects, covering issues related to lifelong learning, social cohesion and mobility, and economic opportunities, particularly for young people. These projects are currently at the stage of field work and data collection/analysis. Project results are expected from 2015 onwards, and outputs will be posted on this website on a regular basis.

 

The LLAKES Centre is carrying out an extensive range of research projects, covering issues related to lifelong learning, social cohesion and mobility, and economic opportunities, particularly for young people. These projects are currently at the stage of field work and data collection/analysis. Project results are expected from 2015 onwards, and outputs will be posted on this website on a regular basis.

Themes

The LLAKES research projects are grouped into three “Themes” to allow for the sharing of ideas, results and data. Information about each Theme is available via the following links:

Theme One: Youth, Inter-generational Mobility and Civic Values

Theme Two:  Learning, Work and the Economy

Theme Three: Education, Inequality and Social Cohesion


Projects

Details of the thirteen LLAKES research projects are available via the following links:

Theme 1 Project 1: Intergenerational Dynamics in Learning Engagement, Life Chances and Well-Being of Young People

Theme 1 Project 2: The Crisis for Contemporary Youth: Young People, Opportunities and Civic Values

Theme 1 Project 3: Getting in and Getting on in the Youth Labour Market: Entry Practices, Under-Employment and Skill Formation in Regional Economies

Theme 1 Project 4: Student Debt, Higher Education Participation and Intermediate Skills Development

Theme 2 Project 1: Skills, Innovation and Economic Growth

Theme 2 Project 2: Inter-Professional Learning in the Creative and Cultural Sector

Theme 2 Project 3: Work Organisation, Lifelong Learning and Employee-Driven Innovation in the Health Sector

Theme 2 Project 4: Skill and Job Quality: The Workers' Perspective

Theme 2 Project 5: Good Jobs, Bad Jobs: A Longitudinal Analysis

Theme 3 Project 1: Causes and Dynamics of the Unequal Distribution of Skills among Adults: A Cross-Country Analysis

Theme 3 Project 2: Comparative Analysis of Early Childhood Cognitive Outcomes

Theme 3 Project 3: Lifelong Learning Systems, Equality and Civic Values

Theme 3 Project 4: The Effects of Private and Quasi-Private Schooling on Society