Third International TREE Conference 29./30.9.2017
In cooperation with the University of Bern, TREE (Transitions from Education to Employment) held its 3rd International Conference. The conference was conceived as a platform for scientific exchange among researchers working with longitudinal data in the fields of youth and young adulthood, school-to-work and other relevant biographical transitions as well as life course research in general.
TREE publication wins Fritz-Thyssen Prize 2016!
The article "Übergangslösungen beim Eintritt in die Schweizer Berufsbildung: Brückenschlag oder Sackgasse?" ("VET Entry in Switzerland Via “Bridging Solutions”: Stepping Stone or Dead End?")written by Stefan Sacchi and Thomas Meyer has won the first prize for best the best German article in social sciences in 2016!
TREE publication wins CORECHED Prize 2016!
The award-winning contribution bears the title "Why Are Male Care Workers and Female Electricians still Rare? Gender Segregation in the Educational and Vocational Pathways of Young Adults in Switzerland" was published in 2014 in the Swiss Journal of Sociology (SJS). Sandra Hupka-Brunner, co-head of the TREE project, is among the authors.
Recently published: 2nd volume of TREE anthology
The contributions of this volume carry on the investigation of the critical transitions during youth and young adulthood, drawing on sociological, economic, psychological and pedagogical research questions and thus highlighting the analytic and pluri-disciplinary research potential of the TREE data.