Category: Country Policy and Systems Reviews


This 2004 review covered 7 countries: Chile, Russia, Philippines, Poland, Romania, South Africa, and Turkey. The study sought to: to identify and describe the distinctive issues faced by developing and transition economies in forming effective policies in career guidance and counseling; to identify emerging examples of best practice, and ... Read More
November 13, 2017John McCarthy


A 2017 Asian Development Bank consultant review of labour market information in Uzbekistan found that limited resources and information are available to assist youth and adults make informed career decisions. Existing resources include career orientation programs in Grades 8-9, student visits to Specialized Secondary Colleges, and some Colleges have individual web ... Read More
November 8, 2017John McCarthy


This 2011 publication by the Equality and Human Rights Commission looked at how equality and diversity policy issues were being treated in practice by careers services and schools in England. The Research Report examines: Young people’s attainment, choices and participation The role and influence of careers education, information and guidance (CEIAG) Policy ... Read More
September 10, 2015John McCarthy


The National Audit Office, Finland, has just issued its report on the state and quality of the local cooperation network of guidance services as well as the activities of the steering ministries (Education and Culture; Employment and Economy) in reinforcing the prerequisites for guidance services. The report addresses: Clarifying the ... Read More
July 3, 2015John McCarthy



Career Guidance In Germany

This document published by the National Guidance Forum of Germany is a flyer/shortened version of the publication Career Guidance in Germany which can be found elsewhere on this website. Read more
September 19, 2012Tibor Kovacs


This study, published in December 2010, was commissioned by the Departments of Education and of Business and Innovation of the State of Victoria, Australia. Victoria has a population of 5.5 million inhabitants living mainly in urban areas. The focus of the study was the effectiveness of career guidance provision for young people in ... Read More
April 4, 2011Tibor Kovacs


Wales, bounded by land and sea, with a good mix of urban centres and rural aspects, is a part of the United Kingdom, with a population of 3 million people. It has its government and own parliament, the National Assembly of Wales, its own language, Welsh, and many people living in ... Read More
January 30, 2011Tibor Kovacs


This paper produced by Helmut Zelloth of the European Training Foundation (ETF) traces the history of career guidance provision in the education, training and employment sectors in Kosovo particularly since 2001. Based on field visit observations and relevant documentation, the paper sets out the strengths, weaknesses, and policy and other ... Read More
May 27, 2009Tibor Kovacs


This review undertaken by Prof. Tony Watts for the Welsh Assembly Government, was part of a wider review of careers services in Wales, UK. Its aim was to review the work of Careers Wales in terms of strengths and challenges, including its links to other career guidance providers, in an ... Read More
May 21, 2009Tibor Kovacs


This publication reports the findings of a review that was begun in early 2001 of career guidance policies in 14 OECD countries in two continents. It has looked at how the organisation, management and delivery of career guidance can assist countries to advance lifelong learning goals, and at how career ... Read More
February 1, 2008Tibor Kovacs