The interest in the subject of this study was raised during our education when we read about the
difficulties for young people to find a place at the labour-market.
The aim of this study was to find out what the view of the possibilities to find a place on the labourmarket
is for young people, 16 - 18 years old, who don't follow a national program but follow the
Both quantitative and qualitative methods have been used through a survey questionnaire and a
group-interview. The results show that young people know that education is important to get a job
but at the same time the majority says that they would leave school if they got a job-offer. The
young people think that they have a relatively good knowledge about the labour-market but at the
same time they can't describe what it imply. This could mean that there is a gap between school and
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