Carmen Vidal Rodeiro

Carmen Vidal Rodeiro

Understanding post-16 subject choices: an empirical study into the role of student rank order

Students’ post-16 pathways matter: different subjects as well as qualifications are associated with variable future opportunities in higher education, training, and careers, and differing labour market returns (Hupkau et al., 2017). Known influences on post-16 subject choices include perceptions of usefulness, domain-specific self-concept (e.g., “I’m good at Science”), interest, and…