Walking in Multiple Worlds: Successful School-to-Work Transitions for Aboriginal and Cultural Minority Youth

  • E. Anne MarshallEmail author
  • Suzanne L. Stewart
  • Natalee E. Popadiuk
  • Breanna C. Lawrence
Part of the Technical and Vocational Education and Training: Issues, Concerns and Prospects book series (TVET, volume 17)


Employment and school-to-work transitions are major challenges for Aboriginal and cultural minority youth in Canada, given that unemployment rates for these groups tend to be two to three times the rate for other youth. In this chapter, we describe the issues, options, and pathways affecting school-to-work transitions for these young people. We then summarize results from our research projects involving Aboriginal and cultural minority youth and young adults. Our analysis and discussion conclude with implications for research, practice, and policy.


International Student Cultural Identity Career Exploration Aboriginal Student Cultural Minority 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Anne Marshall
    • 1
    Email author
  • Suzanne L. Stewart
    • 2
  • Natalee E. Popadiuk
    • 1
  • Breanna C. Lawrence
    • 1
  1. 1.Educational Psychology and Leadership StudiesUniversity of VictoriaVictoriaCanada
  2. 2.Applied Psychology and Human Development, Ontario Institute for Studies in EducationUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada

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