Vocational aspirations of young people with and without a migration background

Coverbild: BWP 4/2017
Issue/Year (Volume) 4/2017 (46)
Page(s) 10-13

There are marked differences in the training and career aspirations of young, native Germans and of young people from a migration background. But how can these differences be explained? While established approaches to explaining this focus on individuals and their families, the article uses data from the National Educational Panel to reveal that the type of school, the school culture and the composition of the school class also have a key role to play.