Vulnerable groups in education and training, ensuring inclusion and non-discrimination
Education and migration
Early school leaving, participation in education and training
Education and training of professional workforce
Innovation and equity in education
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Roosmaa, E.-L., Martma, L., Saar, E. (2019). ‘Vocational upper-secondary education and participation in non-formal education: a comparison of European countries’. International Journal of Lifelong Education. (in print).
Saar, E.; Roosalu, T. (2018). ‘Inverted U-shape of Estonian Higher Education: Post-Socialist Liberalism and Postpostsocialist Consolidation.’ In: Huisman, J.; Smolentseva, A.; Froumin, I. (Ed.). 25 Years of Transformations of Higher Education Systems in Post-Soviet Countries: Reform and Continuity (149−174). Springer.
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Roosmaa, E.-L., Saar, E. (2017). ‘Adults who do not want to participate in learning: a cross-national European analysis of their perceived barriers’. International Journal of Lifelong Education, 36 (3), 254−277.
Saar, E., Helemäe, J. (2017). ‘The role of economic and cultural resources in the intergenerational transmission of education in Estonia’, in: Erola, J., Kilpi-Jakonen, E. (Ed.). Social Inequality Across the Generations: The Role of Compensation and Multiplication in resource Accumulation (27−47). Edward Elgar Publishing.
Saar, E., Krusell, S., Helemäe, J. (2017). ‘Russian-Speaking Immigrants in Post-Soviet Estonia: Towards Generation Fragmentation or Integration in Estonian Society’, Sociological Research Online, 22 (2).
Saar, E.; Helemäe, J. (2016). Differentiated Educational Pathways and Gender Inequalities in the Estonian Labour Market: What is the impact of the Systemic Change? Roosalu, T.; Hofäcker, D. (Toim.). How Gender Works? Testing Established Social Theories in Post-Socialist Labour Markets (325 – 347). Palgrave Macmillan.
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Saar, E. Vöörmann, R.; Lang, A. (2014). ‘Employers’ support for adult higher education students in liberal post-socialist contexts.’ International Journal of Lifelong Education, 33 (5), 587−606.
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