04 SES 06 A, Cross-Country Perspectives: “Transitions and Perspectives: Quantitative – Qualitative – Participative”
The transition from school to work or employment entails a great challenge for young people in general and those with disabilities in particular. People with disabilities are mostly confronted with manifold barriers in their transition to further education, training and employment. Regarding the right of full participation in education and employment for this target group (UN 2006) transition as a life phase with its high risk of exclusion has come into view of inclusive educational research in different countries all over the world.
The symposium focus on the transition processes of youth with disabilities in the German-speaking countries of Europe. Therefore the topic will be discussed from various perspectives: countries (Switzerland, Germany and Austria), methods (quantitative, qualitative and participative research), participants (youth with disabilities, parents, professional transition supporters) and settings (in-school/out-of-school).
The aim of the symposium is to get a deeper understanding of the transition processes of youths with disabilities based on a multi-perspective view on the phenomenon and further to learn from the experiences each country has already made in the realization of particular research projects.
In the symposium each single countries will present research projects on transition with different theoretical and methodological/methodical background. So, experiences in research, results, challenges and theoretical/methodological considerations can be discussed from a cross-country perspective.
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00. Central Events (Keynotes, EERA-Panel, EERJ Round Table, Invited Sessions)
Network 1. Continuing Professional Development: Learning for Individuals, Leaders, and Organisations
Network 2. Vocational Education and Training (VETNET)
Network 3. Curriculum Innovation
Network 4. Inclusive Education
Network 5. Children and Youth at Risk and Urban Education
Network 6. Open Learning: Media, Environments and Cultures
Network 7. Social Justice and Intercultural Education
Network 8. Research on Health Education
Network 9. Assessment, Evaluation, Testing and Measurement
Network 10. Teacher Education Research
Network 11. Educational Effectiveness and Quality Assurance
Network 12. LISnet - Library and Information Science Network
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Network 14. Communities, Families and Schooling in Educational Research
Network 15. Research Partnerships in Education
Network 16. ICT in Education and Training
Network 17. Histories of Education
Network 18. Research in Sport Pedagogy
Network 19. Ethnography
Network 20. Research in Innovative Intercultural Learning Environments
Network 22. Research in Higher Education
Network 23. Policy Studies and Politics of Education
Network 24. Mathematics Education Research
Network 25. Research on Children's Rights in Education
Network 26. Educational Leadership
Network 27. Didactics – Learning and Teaching
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