Education to Employment / NEET
Disengagement and re-engagement of young people in learning at key stage 3October 2007, Research Report
This small-scale scoping study was designed to promote evidence-informed approaches to engaging and re-engaging young people in learning at Key Stage 3.
Determined to succeed and young people at risk of becoming NEET (Not in Education, Employment or Training): February - October 2005July 2006, Research Report
This report details the findings from a study examining the potential contribution of Determined to Succeed to improving the outcomes of young people at risk of becoming NEET.
How do young people make choices at 14 and 16?July 2006, Research Report
Pupil choices at Key Stage 3 - literature reviewJune 2005, Research Report
This report reviews recent key studies in the UK on the ways in which young people, at age 14, choose their optional subjects or study pathways.
Evaluation of the national roll-out of the e-skills4industry programme: Final reportJune 2005, Research Report
NFER was commissioned by Deloitte/Business in the Community (BITC) to carry out an evaluation of the e-skills4industry programme between May 2003 and April 2005.
Evaluation of increased flexibilities for 14-16 year olds: Profile of partnerships and students 2002 and 2003July 2004, Research Report
The DfES commissioned NFER to undertake an evaluation of the first and second cohorts of the Increased Flexibilities Programme (IFP) students.
Modern apprenticeships in the retail sector: Stresses, strains and supportJanuary 2004, Research Report
This report presents findings from an NFER study undertaken as part of the Skills for All research programme on the use of Modern Apprenticeships (MAs) in retailing.
Re-engaging the hardest-to-help young people: The role of the Neighbourhood Support FundJuly 2002, Research Report
Research to establish the extent to which the Neighbourhood Support Fund has supported the re-engagement of young people in education, training, employment or other structured activities.
Evaluation of the Neighbourhood Support Fund: Stage 2 emerging findingsNovember 2001, Research Summary
A study of the Neighbourhood Support Fund (NSF) to demonstrate the extent to which NSF has supported the re-engagement of young people in education, training, employment or other structured activities.
The delivery of the curriculum to disengaged young people in ScotlandNovember 2001, Research Report
This report offers an exploration of the range of strategies and provision across Scotland that is aimed at addressing young people's disaffection and disengagement from learning.
Disaffection talks: A report for the Merseyside Learning Partnership Inter Agency Development ProgrammeJanuary 1999, Research Report
This report presents the findings of an NFER project commissioned by the Merseyside Learning Partnership through the Inter Agency Development Programme.
Leaving at 16: A study of factors affecting young people's decision to leave full-time educationSeptember 1998, Research Report
This report compares the views and attitudes of young people who plan to leave full-time education at the end of compulsory schooling with those who intended to remain in education.
Three to remember: Strategies for disaffected pupilsSeptember 1995, Research Report
This short report is an overview of innovative strategies in 30 schools which were attempting to tackle the serious problem of pupil disaffection.
Evaluation of the second year of training creditsJanuary 1993, Research Report
This report examines the development and operation of Training Credit schemes in their second year of implementation by assessing the progress and outcome of three of the pilots.