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Nov2016
Among the less well-known bi-partisan political activities in the USA in the past few years has been the emergence of approaches to developing policies and policy instruments in the education, training and employment fields based on evidence of what works and the collection of longitudinal data of US citizen learning ... Read More
November 16, 2016John McCarthy

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Oct2016
This document summarises the experiences of four countries -Belgium, Norway, Germany, and Luxembourg- on how best to approach the challenges of integrating young people who are not in education, employment and training (NEETs). Each used variants of a FIND-MIND-BIND framework approach: early identification, establishing a trust relationship, and support to ... Read More
October 14, 2016John McCarthy

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Oct2016
This publication of the European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs, and Inclusion, sets out the policy landscape and analysis for the variety of outreach guidance approaches used in the European Union. While the aim of the publication is to inquire into the feasibility of a Mutual Learning Programme on this theme ... Read More
October 12, 2016John McCarthy

12

Oct2016
How to provide career guidance to the most marginalised on the labour market has long been a challenge to policies and systems for career guidance in many countries. This publication of the European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs, and Inclusion, iccdpp-pes-practices-for-the-outreach-of-neets-report-2015 illustrates the work of the public employment services in European Union in ... Read More
October 12, 2016John McCarthy

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Sep2016
See you all in Seoul! Please get on board our journey to Career Development: at the Crossroads of Relevance and Impact. The 8th ICCDPP International Symposium 2017 will be held in Seoul, Korea on 18 ~ 21 June 2017. Your country is most welcome to join us and share your thoughts and experiences ... Read More
September 22, 2016John McCarthy

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Sep2016
EMPLOYABILITY? WHAT IS IT? WHO DEFINES IT? A RESEARCH REPORT FROM THE CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF PERSONNEL AND DEVELOPMENT (CIPD) CIPD is the professional body for Human Resources (HR) and People Development staff employed in the private and public sectors worldwide.  Its goals include promoting better work and working lives and working practices that ... Read More
September 15, 2016John McCarthy

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Aug2016
The primary goal of the International Labour Organization (ILO), a specialised agency of United Nations, is to promote opportunities for women and men to obtain decent and productive work in conditions of freedom, equity, security and human dignity. As part of its mission to promote social justice and internationally recognized human ... Read More
August 12, 2016John McCarthy

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Jul2016
In September 2015, Education Scotland, an agency of Scottish Government, published a Career Education Standard for children and young people as they make their way through school and learn about the world of work. The Standard is set out according to: -the Career Education entitlements of children and young people -the expected support ... Read More
July 4, 2016John McCarthy

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Jun2016
View and download the presentations on Labour Market Information and Career Guidance from the CEDEFOP event 16 May 2016 on this topic They include: ICT and LMI in career guidance Skills mismatches and guidance policies Integrating labour market and skills intelligence within wider skills governance strategies Analysing online vacancies for LMI Developing an LMI toolkit for ... Read More
June 6, 2016John McCarthy

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Mar2016
This national strategy document has been prepared jointly by the Department of Employment and Learning and the Department of Education in Northern Ireland (part of the UK). It sets out the background to the development of the strategy; describes and analyses the social and economic context including the ongoing reforms of ... Read More
March 15, 2016John McCarthy

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Mar2016
There are several higher education institutions in Ireland that provide training programmes for guidance practitioners, particularly for practitioners who work in schools and in the national adult educational guidance initiative. Such practitioners are employed through public funding from the Department of Education and Skills. In order to bring some coherence ... Read More
March 15, 2016John McCarthy

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Dec2015
These EU Guidelines, produced by the European Lifelong Guidance Policy Network (ELGPN) provide an agreed reference framework on policies and systems for lifelong guidance across EU Member States. They aim to assist policy makers and policy developers to reflect in a systematic way on existing career guidance services and programmes ... Read More
December 11, 2015John McCarthy

11

Dec2015
Career management skills refer to a range of competences which provide structured ways for individuals and groups to collect, analyse, synthesise and interpret information on oneself, on learning and work pathways and on occupations, as well as the skills to make and implement decisions and transitions arising from this information. The ... Read More
December 11, 2015John McCarthy

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Dec2015
The Resolution of the EU Council of Ministers (2008) on better integrating lifelong guidance into lifelong learning strategies prioritised the development of the quality assurance of guidance provision for the implementation of an active guidance policy within national lifelong learning strategies. It also asked Member States and the Commission to ... Read More
December 11, 2015John McCarthy

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Dec2015
This report summarises the work of the European Lifelong Guidance Policy Network (ELGPN) during the eight years of its existence. The network consisted of country teams of education and labour ministry officials or their representatives from over 30 European countries who met together and worked together along with international partner ... Read More
December 11, 2015John McCarthy

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Nov2015
ICCDPP BIESTRA Photo 2015 The 3th Biennial Meeting of Higher Education and the World of Work (BIESTRA 2015) was held 7th-9th October in Santiago, Chile. More than 150 representatives from 49 university and non-university institutions from Chile, México, Ecuador and Colombia participated.   The event was organized by Centro de Desarrollo Profesional of ... Read More
November 17, 2015John McCarthy

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Nov2015
El 3er Encuentro Bienal de Educación Superior y Mundo del Trabajo (BIESTRA 2015) realizado entre los días 7 y 9 de octubre, en Santiago de Chile, reunió a más de 150 representantes de 49 instituciones de educación superior universitarias y técnicas de Chile, México, Colombia y Ecuador.   El evento organizado por ... Read More
November 17, 2015John McCarthy

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Sep2015
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 on CEIAG ... Read More
September 10, 2015John McCarthy

03

Jul2015
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 contents of ... Read More
July 3, 2015John McCarthy

03

Jul2015
EU Ministers with responsibility for vocational education and training have just (June 2015) issued a set of Conclusions on a new set of policy priorities and deliverables for VET for the period 2015 to 2020. These include: dialogue and cooperation with social partners and other stakeholders raising the quality and attractiveness of accessible ... Read More
July 3, 2015John McCarthy

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Jul2015
Preparing the talent pipeline, youth workforce preparation and workforce entry, was the subject of the 7th International Symposium on Career Development and Public Policy held in Iowa, USA, 15-17 June, 2015. Participants examined the labour market challenges facing young people and how career guidance services can assist them in managing ... Read More
July 1, 2015John McCarthy

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May2015
This Resource Kit, developed by the European Lifelong Guidance Policy Network (ELGPN), was designed to help policy-makers and other stakeholders in the European Union to review existing lifelong guidance provision within their country or region, and to identify issues requiring attention and gaps that need to be filled, drawing from ... Read More
May 23, 2015John McCarthy

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May2015
PISA 2012, undertaken by the OECD, provided a unique opportunity to examine national differences in career development outcomes for young people and to relate these differences to the characteristics of these young people, of their families, and of schools.  Using the career-related items in the Education Career questionnaire, four scales ... Read More
May 23, 2015John McCarthy

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Apr2015
ICCDPP Policy Points March 2015 FIN Welcome to the March 2015 issue of Policy Points. In this issue: FEATURE: International Symposium on Career Development and Public Policy, USA, 2015 World Region Reports: Africa, America (South), Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East International Career Guidance Policy Network International Training in Career Guidance and Public Policy International Organisation News ICCDPP News: ... Read More
April 3, 2015John McCarthy

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Mar2015
A recent survey of 1,500 Canadians of all ages, commissioned by the Canadian Education and Research Institute for Counselling (CERIC), along with the Counselling Foundation of Canada, show a high regard for the value of professional career guidance services and a declining use of such services as one gets older. Access the ... Read More
March 17, 2015John McCarthy

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Mar2015
In the face of growing youth unemployment challenges in Europe, the European social partners (ETUC – THE EUROPEAN TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION BUSINESS EUROPE;; – THE CONFEDERATION OF EUROPEAN BUSINESS; UEAPME – EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES; and CEEP – THE EUROPEAN CENTRE OF EMPLOYERS AND ENTERPRISES PROVIDING PUBLIC ... Read More
March 17, 2015John McCarthy

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Feb2015
CEDEFOP 012015 Newsletter Benefits of Career Guidance This recent Briefing Note prepared by CEDEFOP, January 2015, illustrates my means of case study summaries the economic, social and individual benefits of career guidance in difficult economic times.
February 2, 2015John McCarthy

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Jan2015
This is the summary version of the review undertaken for USAID on the outcomes of Youth Workforce Development programmes for out of school youth.
January 29, 2015John McCarthy

29

Jan2015
This evaluation report was produced for the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in 2013. The paper is based on a literature scan of 54 publicly available studies that were published between 2001 and 2012 on the topics of youth employment, workforce development, livelihoods development, school to-work transition, youth entrepreneurship, ... Read More
January 29, 2015John McCarthy

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Jan2015
This Concept Note on Nordic perspectives on career competences and guidance (2014) was commissioned by the Nordic Network for Adult Learning  (NVL) in co-operation with the European Lifelong Guidance Policy Network, ELGPN. It explores: what is meant by career management competences (in the Nordic language context it is more meaningful to talk of 'career ... Read More
January 15, 2015John McCarthy

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Jan2015
Survey results of students and youth aged 15-29 years. This survey looks at the challenges facing youth in Canada entering the labour market and their views and experiences of these challenges.
January 13, 2015John McCarthy

11

Jan2015
CEDEFOP CAREER GUIDANCE AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP 2011 The European Commission and the EU Member States have been working together since the 1990s to develop an entrepreneurial education and training agenda in Europe. It is widely acknowledged that new companies and entrepreneurs are important for innovation, job creation and economic development in Europe. However, traditional education ... Read More
January 11, 2015John McCarthy

10

Jan2015
Analytical paper European reference competence profile for PES and EURES counsellors (2014) (6) The role and function of the public employment services (PES) in EU Member States is in continuous development particularly in the context of the EU Employment Guidelines and of the role of the PES in achieving the goals ... Read More
January 10, 2015John McCarthy

10

Jan2015
These Guidelines (revised 2007) produced by the National Career Development Association (NCDA) of the USA address the following issues: Guidelines for Use of the Internet for the Delivery of Career Counselling and Career Planning Services Professional and Ethical Guidelines Related to the Use of the Internet for Job Posting and Searching Unacceptable Counselor ... Read More
January 10, 2015John McCarthy

10

Jan2015
These Guidelines (revised 2007) have been produced by the National Career Development Association (NCDA) in the USA. They address video content and production issues along with guidelines for users on how to select and use videos effectively. A simple career video evaluation form is provided. The Guidelines are aimed primarily at career ... Read More
January 10, 2015John McCarthy

10

Jan2015
This expert paper, commissioned by the OECD (2001) as part of its international review of career guidance, and written by international expert, Prof. Tony Watts, examines key issues for policy makers faced with the potential of ICT to transform career information and guidance services. It explores -how investment in ICT can enhance ... Read More
January 10, 2015John McCarthy

10

Jan2015
Workforce mobility within the European Union is a high political priority for EU education, training and employment policies. The European Commission in April/May 2014 undertook an EU-wide survey  to collect the views of some 27,998 respondents from different social and demographic groups across the Member States of the EU on the ... Read More
January 10, 2015John McCarthy

08

Jan2015
One of the European Union 2020 targets is reducing Early School Leaving (ESL) rate to less than 10 %. A multitude of approaches to combating ESL have been adopted across Europe. Each country has its own strategy and in a number of European countries lifelong guidance is identified as a ... Read More
January 8, 2015John McCarthy

08

Jan2015
This guide, published in November 2014, synthesises the existing evidence on the impact of lifelong guidance on individuals, groups and society with reference to educational outcomes, economic and employment outcomes, and social outcomes. It suggests how policy-makers might want to make use of this evidence in social and economic policy development and how ... Read More
January 8, 2015John McCarthy

08

Jan2015
This guide, published in November 2014, synthesises the existing evidence on the impact of lifelong guidance on individuals, groups and society with reference to educational outcomes, economic and employment outcomes, and social outcomes. It suggests how policy-makers might want to make use of this evidence in social and economic policy development and how ... Read More
January 8, 2015John McCarthy

08

Jan2015
This guide, published in November 2014, synthesises the existing evidence on the impact of lifelong guidance on individuals, groups and society with reference to educational outcomes, economic and employment outcomes, and social outcomes. It suggests how policy-makers might want to make use of this evidence in social and economic policy development and ... Read More
January 8, 2015John McCarthy

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Oct2014
This concept note outlines a number of issues related to the successful implementation of policies on career management skills (CMS) in six sectoral areas: schools vocational education and training (VET) higher education adult education employment -social inclusion. It identifies factors that support policy implementation and factors that present challenges to policy implementation. Click to read more ELGPN CMS 2012
October 16, 2014John McCarthy

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Oct2014
ELGPN Resource Kit_2011-12_web This Resource Kit, produced by the European Lifelong Guidance Policy Network, is designed to help policy-makers and other stakeholders to review existing lifelong guidance provision within their country or region, and to identify issues requiring attention and gaps that need to be filled, drawing from practices in other ... Read More
October 16, 2014John McCarthy

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Oct2014
CEDEFOP VALUING DIVERSITY 0914 en This recently published study (September 2014) by CEDEFOP looks at how EU countries support the economic integration of immigrants from third countries through the provision of careers information and guidance, enabling the immigrants to acquire career management skills (CMS). It examines this through the experiences of ... Read More
October 15, 2014John McCarthy

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Dec2012
This recent publication by Careers New Zealand provides a set of quality benchmarks for career development programmes and services in tertiary/post-secondary further and higher education and training in New Zealand. It outlines a clear and consistent framework to enable tertiary organisations and external bodies to review the effectiveness of their ... Read More
December 14, 2012Tibor Kovacs

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Nov2012
الأوربية والـ OECD. يهدف هذا الكتيب إلى إطلاع صناع السياسات في أي دولة على كيفية اتخاذ قرارات حول أفضل الاستراتيجيات لسياسات التوجيه المهني في بلادهم في قطاعات التعليم والتوظيف والمجتمع. يقسم الجزء الأساسي من الكتيب إلى أربع عشرة فكرة رئيسية للسياسات تم ترتيب كل منها في أربع محاور هي: + تطوير التوجيه المهني ... Read More
November 20, 2012Tibor Kovacs

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Sep2012
This recently published research report was compiled by Miles Morgan for the Australian government in order to inform future government strategy on policies for career development. It consists of a review of national and international career development research as well as consultations with experts and with States and Territories personnel. ... Read More
September 24, 2012Tibor Kovacs

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Sep2012
This paper, prepared by the NOUS Group, was commissioned by the Australian government to help it to develop its national career development strategy. Published in 2011, it describes the components of such a strategy and suggests options for its implementation. The components of the strategy are as follows: vision goals leadership governance services - ICT services ... Read More
September 24, 2012Tibor Kovacs

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Sep2012
This report, prepared in 2011 by Deloitte Access Economics for the Australian government, examines the options presented in the report prepared by NOUS (see previous publication on this site) for a National Career Development Strategy for Australia. In its introduction the report cautions that it is impossible to conduct a ... Read More
September 24, 2012Tibor Kovacs

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Sep2012
The Framework, published by Skills Development Scotland in July 2012, describes career management skills set around 4 themes: Self - developing a sense of self in society Strengths - acknowledging and building on one's strengths and experiences Horizons - visualising futures, and planning and realising them Networks - developing support relationships and networks. The skills ... Read More
September 23, 2012Tibor Kovacs