Educational Trajectory, Definition of

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“Well-traveled sequences of [education-related] transitions that are shaped by cultural and structural forces” (Pallas, 2003, p. 168; see also Gorard, Rees, Fevre & Furlong, 1998; Gorard, Rees, Fevre & Welland, 2001)

Glossary Source: 

Gorard, S., Rees, G., Fevre, R. & Furlong, J. (1998). Learning trajectories: Travelling towards a learning society? International Journal of Lifelong Education, 17, 400-410.

Gorard, S., Rees, G., Fevre, R. & Welland, T. (2001). Lifelong learning trajectories: Some voices of those “in transit.” International Journal of Lifelong Education, 20, 167-187.

Pallas, A. M. (2003). Educational transitions, trajectories, and pathways. In J. T. Mortimer & M. J. Shanahan (Eds.), Handbook of the Life Course (pp. 165-184). New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers.