The interrelation between educational aspiration, educational and labour market outcomes for Black Caribbean males in the UK

Shawanda N Stockfelt (Recipient)

Activity: Other activity typesFellowship awarded competitively

Description

The research will investigate the impact of educational aspirations developed in adolescence on educational/labour market outcomes for Black Caribbean (BC) young men in England. The research will utilise the Longitudinal Study of Young People in England (LSYPE) dataset to investigate the educational aspirations of BC young men from adolescence to early adulthood. It will explore factors that shape aspirations and outcomes and the nature of the relationship between educational aspirations, educational/labour market outcomes for this group. The project has one main aim with five subsets: • To explore the interrelation between educational aspirations and achievements of Black Caribbean boys – in relation to other ethnic groups - over time 1. To identify the key factors influencing the educational aspirations and achievements of Black Caribbean boys over time. 2. To understand the relationship between these key factors and their educational aspirations over time. 3. To understand the relationship between these key factors and their achievements over time. 4. To explore the relationship between their educational aspirations and achievements over time. 5. To establish models of their educational aspirations in relation to their achievements and other ethnic groups, relevant to aims 1 to 4. The research will develop models of aspirations/outcomes for BC young men that will be used as the basis for a range of outputs targeted at policy makers, BC community groups and practitioners
Period3 Sep 201331 Mar 2017
Held atBritish Academy, United Kingdom

Structured keywords

  • PolicyBristol
  • Educational aspirations
  • attainment
  • labour market outcomes
  • multilevel models
  • policy
  • gender

Keywords

  • Educational aspirations
  • attainment
  • labour market outcomes
  • multilevel modelling
  • policy
  • gender