Conference Agenda

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Session Overview
Date: Friday, 29/Sep/2017
9:15am
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10:00am
Welcome: Registration, coffee & croissants
Location: Atrium UniS
10:00am
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10:15am
Welcome Address
Location: A003
Chair: Ben Jann
10:15am
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11:15am
Keynote I: Christian Imdorf (University of Basel): Educational Systems and Gendered School-to-Work Transitions
Location: A003
11:15am
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11:30am
Coffee Break
Location: Atrium UniS
11:30am
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1:00pm
Parallel Session 1A: Qualitative Approaches in Research on Low Achievers
Location: A024
Chair: Andrés Gomensoro
 

Situation of apprentices and transition process in low-threshold Swiss VET programs: a mixed method research project on training paths and premature interruptions of training

Barbara Duc, Isabelle Bosset


Working collaborative in the field of transition

Katharina Felbermayr, Astrid Hubmayer, Helga Fasching


Innovative solutions to facilitate transition to adulthood from parents of young adults with profound intellectual disability

Camille Gauthier-Boudreault, Mélanie Couture, Frances Gallagher

Parallel Session 1B: Occupational Aspirations in the Life Course
Location: A019
Chair: Maarten Willem Koomen
 

Different yet the same? Parental occupation and its impact on adolescents' professional aspirations

Juliane Pehla


The development of adolescents' occupational aspirations: effects of educational tracking, social and individual factors

Irene Kriesi, Ariane Basler


Vocational aspiration of young adolescents in relation to local provision with educational infrastructure?

Christina A. Zeichner

Parallel Session 1C: Pathways and Predictors of School-to-Work Transitions in the DACH countries
Location: A301
Chair: Rolf Becker
 

Parental Education, parental class position or parental status?

Wolfgang Lauterbach, Hartwig Hümme


The migration gap in delaying upper secondary education

Maria Zumbuehl, Stefan Wolter


The intersection of gender and social origin in the labour market. Emerging differences over the educational trajectory

Simon Seiler, Barbara Zimmermann

Symposium I
Location: A201
Chair: Ingrid Schoon
Paper 1: Effects of Education, Employment and Income on National Identity of Chinese Youth (Li Chunling)
Paper 2: National Education System and Elite Reproduction (Tian Feng)
Paper 3: Job Environment, Subjective Psychological Feeling and Life Satisfaction of Chinese Youth (Liu Baozhong)
 

Employment and Identity of Chinese Youth

Chunling Li, Feng Tian, Baozhong Liu

1:00pm
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2:30pm
Lunch Break / Poster Session
Location: Atrium UniS
2:30pm
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4:00pm
Parallel Session 2A: The Role Institutions play in School-to-Work Transitions
Location: A201
Chair: Christian Imdorf
 

Does the structural organisation of lower-secondary education affect students’ opportunities of transition to upper-secondary education?

Katja Scharenberg, Karin Wohlgemuth, Sandra Hupka-Brunner


Transitions into professional education in Switzerland: The influence of institutional characteristics of the vocational education system.

Fabian Sander, Irene Kriesi


Income after labor market entry: Do institutional characteristics of VET occupations matter?

Miriam Grønning, Irene Kriesi

Parallel Session 2B: VET or general education? Alternative options in VET-dominated educational systems
Location: A019
Chair: Thomas Meyer
 

Waiting loops or second chance? The effect of pre-vocational programs on the chances of entering VET in Germany

Anne Christine Holtmann, Heike Solga, Martin Ehlert, Laura Menze


Early careers: the impact of vocational vs general education

Maïlys Korber


Reasons for change in educational plans at the end of compulsory education

Annalisa Schnitzler

Symposium II
Location: A301
Paper 1: Academic or vocational pathway? Effects of grades, parental and teacher expectations at the end of primary school (M.P. Neuenschwander et al.)
Paper 2: Young Adult Career Pathways in Switzerland (C.S. Johnston et al.
Paper 3: Work- and personality-related antecedents of turnover (W. Kälin et al.)
 

From student to worker: Factors influencing educational decisions, pathways to employment, and occupational turnover

Claire Johnston

 
4:00pm
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4:30pm
Coffee Break
Location: Atrium UniS
4:30pm
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6:00pm
Parallel Session 3A: Cognitive, psychological and age predictors for educational transitions
Location: A201
Chair: Ben Jann
 

Cognitive and socioeconomic predictors of educational choices in Poland

Zbigniew Karpiński, Michal Sitek, Dariusz Przybysz


Lost in Transition: The Influence of Locus of Control on Delaying Educational Decisions

Katharina Jaik, Stefan C. Wolter


How long will relative age effects last? – Evidence from transitions from lower secondary education into vocational training in Germany

Reinhard Pollak, Tamás Keller

Parallel Session 3B: Transitions and Gender
Location: A024
Chair: Sandra Hupka-Brunner
 

Discrimination and social support for apprentices in non-traditional vocational education and training programs

Benno Rottermann


The gender wage gap in early careers: evidence from a youth cohort in Switzerland

Benita Combet, Daniel Oesch

Parallel Session 3C: School-to-work Transitions in Varying National Contexts
Location: A301
Chair: Heike Solga
 

School-Mediated Transition from Education to Employment in Japan

Hiroshi Ishida


Analysing the choice between school and work of Vietnamese adolescents

Beat Hulliger, Hong Thu Nguyen Thi


Transferring gender segregation from education to employment: The role of education – employment linkage in Switzerland and Bulgaria

Melina Heiniger, Christian Imdorf

Symposium III
Location: A019
Chair: Ingrid Schoon
Paper 1: Educational decisions: the Federal Vocational Baccalaureate as alternative (F. Jäpel)
Paper 2: Social disparities and the transition to upper secondary education (D. Glauser)
Paper 3: Do regional opportunity structures affect educational attainment? (D. Glauser, R. Becker)
 

Inequalities revisited: educational aspirations, educational attainment, and returns to education in German-speaking Switzerland. Findings of the DAB panel study

Rolf Becker, David Glauser, Fabienne Zwahlen, Franziska Jäpel

7:30pm
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10:00pm
Conference Dinner
Location: Restaurant Goldener Schlüssel
Date: Saturday, 30/Sep/2017
9:30am
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10:30am
Keynote II: Ingrid Schoon (University College London, Institute of Education): Diversity in the transitions from school to work. The role of structure, agency, and time
Location: A003
10:30am
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12:00pm
Parallel Session 4A: Transitions in Times of Economic Crisis I
Location: A201
Chair: Heike Solga
 

Negotiating transitions in precarious times: A longitudinal analysis of the impact of job insecurity on the lives of young people in Australia

Jenny Chesters, Hernan Cuervo


Does it really last for a lifetime? - Job stability of public sector labor market entrants in Germany. Transitions out of the first job.

Paul Severin Löwe


Seven years of youth transition to work before and during the economic crisis in France

Christine Guégnard, Olivier Joseph, Jake Murdoch

Parallel Session 4B: Life Satisfaction and Self-Esteem over the Life Course
Location: A019
Chair: Sandra Hupka-Brunner
 

Life satisfaction and poverty in the transition from youth to adulthood

Brigitte Schels


Effects of gender, stress and self-esteem on physical health: A Swiss study from adolescence to early adulthood

Kristen Jafflin, Constanze Pfeiffer, Max Bergman


Trait-state-model over 30 years: Effects of self-esteem and social integration on life satisfaction

Kai Schudel

Parallel Session 4C: Transitions, Migration & Family
Location: A301
Chair: Andrés Gomensoro
 

Ethnic networks and ethnic differences at the transition to vocational training in Germany

Tobias Roth, Markus Weißmann


Long-term effects of youth characteristics on the diversity of couple dynamics

Jana Gläßer

12:00pm
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1:00pm
Lunch Break
Location: Atrium UniS
1:00pm
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2:30pm
Parallel Session 5B: Transitions & Well-Being
Location: A019
Chair: Thomas Meyer
 

How Social Support and Self-Efficacy Moderate Effects of Significant Life Events on School Drop-Out in Young People

Kaspar Burger, Robin Samuel


School-to-work-transition and well-being in Australia

Hans Dietrich, Jenny Chesters


Delays, discontinuities and lack of second chances: Insights from the Austrian Education & Career Start Panel

Daniel Schönherr, Martina Zandonella

Parallel Session 5C: Risks & Opportunities of Transitions into & out of Higher Education
Location: A301
Chair: Christian Imdorf
 

Overeducation among Spanish graduates. Stepping-stone or dead-end?

María Ramos


Career Paths in the Humanities: The Role of Internal Labor Markets and Career Mobility for Income Growth

Susanne Falk, Johannes Wieschke


Transition into higher education after VET: The role of the training institution

Damiano Pregaldini, Miriam Grønning, Ines Trede, Irene Kriesi

 
2:45pm
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3:15pm
Closing Session
Location: A003

 
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