Category: Document type

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Sep2008
This report is a review of the implementation of the EU Council Resolution on lifelong guidance (2004). Undertaken by Dr Ronald Sultana, the review examines progress in: the implementation of lifelong guidance systems broadening access to guidance strengthening quality assurance systems learning and career management strengthening structures for policy and systems development and presents good examples ... Read More
September 30, 2008Tibor Kovacs

30

Sep2008
This report undertaken by NICEC researchers examines the public policy context in which workforce career development fits. It describes career practices of employers, trade unions, chambers of commerce, outplacement/coaching agencies, self-help and peer support, and specialised sources of information and expertise. It outlines the role of public policy and of ... Read More
September 30, 2008Tibor Kovacs

19

Aug2008
This is the presentation of Dr Aboubakr Abdeen Badawi of Eygpt made at the CSEND Dialogue Forum in Geneva, July 2008. The presentation explored how career guidance can support education, training and employment policies that address the  the hot economic and social issues faced by Middle East and North African (MENA ) ... Read More
August 19, 2008Tibor Kovacs

06

Aug2008
This study undertaken of guidance services in the autonomous region of Navarre in Spain consists of two parts: an analysis of local guidance provision and expectations a comparative overview of guidance provision in other European countries. Read more
August 6, 2008Tibor Kovacs

06

Aug2008
This document sets out proposals for an integrated guidance service provision approach in the autonomous region of Navarre in Spain aimed at developing a local networked approach to ensure more transparency, visibility of services and information for citizens, and to improve citizen access. Read more
August 6, 2008Tibor Kovacs

06

Aug2008
Esta guía esta basada en estudios internacionales sobre políticas de orientación profesional llevados a cabo por la OCDE, por el Centro Europeo para el Desarrollo de la Formación Profesional, por la Fundación Europea para la Formación y por el Banco Mundial. Escrita con un lenguaje claro y sencillo, ofrece a ... Read More
August 6, 2008Tibor Kovacs

06

Aug2008
O guia fundamenta-se em revisões internacionais sobre políticas e práticas da Orientação, efectuadas pela OCDE, pelo Centro Europeu para o Desenvolvimento da Formação Profissional (European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training - CEDEFOP), pela Fundação para a Formação Europeia (European Training Foundation - ETF) e pelo Banco Mundial. Numa ... Read More
August 6, 2008Tibor Kovacs

06

Aug2008
This document outlines proposals for the development of career guidance provision in the autonomous region of Aragon in Spain. Read more
August 6, 2008Tibor Kovacs

06

May2008
This research was undertaken in 2006/7 by the New Zealand Council for Educational Research on behalf of the Ministry of Education. The overall aim of this research is to contribute insight that will guide and support decisions about the direction, focus, and resourcing of careers education in New Zealand schools. ... Read More
May 6, 2008Tibor Kovacs

06

May2008
This is the first major report from the Pathways and Prospects research study about pathway and career-related experiences and perspectives of young people after leaving school. Undertaken by the New Zealand Council for Educational Research, it investigates how young people make decisions about their careers and working life, including any ... Read More
May 6, 2008Tibor Kovacs

04

Apr2008
Coordination of policies and the use of resources at national, regional and local levels is a necessary condition for the development of lifelong guidance systems. Countries in Europe are developing many different types of mechanisms to improve such coordination and at different levels. Networks both formal and informal have high potential ... Read More
April 4, 2008Tibor Kovacs

04

Apr2008
Coordination of policies and the use of resources at national, regional and local levels is a necessary condition for the development of lifelong guidance systems. Countries in Europe are developing many different types of mechanisms to improve such coordination and at different levels. Networks both formal and informal have high potential ... Read More
April 4, 2008Tibor Kovacs

04

Apr2008
Labour market information is a very important resource for education and employment policy developers. It is equally important for careers information specialists and guidance practitioners as it is an essential ingredient of good careers information. This CEDEFOP publication presents – for the first time – a consistent and comprehensive medium-term ... Read More
April 4, 2008Tibor Kovacs

14

Feb2008
This expert paper was prepared by André Tricot as part of the OECD international review of policies for career guidance. It outlines seven characteristics/criteria of good occupational information and 10 ways to improve occupational information design. He concludes on the importance of a pedagogical approach to occupational information design, including ... Read More
February 14, 2008Tibor Kovacs

14

Feb2008
Ce document était préparé a la demande de la CE et de l'OCDE pour un examen international des politiques de l'orientation professionnelle. Pour améliorer l’information sur les métiers, il faut être capable de définir ce qu’est une information et ce qu’est une bonne information. Il faut ensuite examiner les spécificités ... Read More
February 14, 2008Tibor Kovacs

01

Feb2008
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

01

Feb2008
Cette publication présente les résultats d’un examen des politiques d’orientation professionnelle entrepris à partir du début de l’année 2001 dans 14 pays de l’OCDE sur deux continents. Il s’agissait de voir comment l’organisation, la gestion et le fonctionnement des services d’orientation professionnelle pouvaient contribuer à la réalisation de certains objectifs ... Read More
February 1, 2008Tibor Kovacs

18

Dec2007
This report by the Career Guidance Taskforce of Malta (Manwel Debono, Stephen Camilleri, Joseph Galea, and Davianne Gravina) is intended to relaunch career guidance within the Malta compulsory education system by clarifying the role of career guidance, making recommendations on establishing an adequate career guidance infrastructure, and describing how career ... Read More
December 18, 2007Tibor Kovacs

18

Dec2007
This 4 page briefing document published by the British Columbia Career and Workforce Development Alliance calls on the career and employment services sector in that province to take an interest in demonstrating the impact of careers services, programmes and interventions. It strongly advocates the use of the Canadian Research Work ... Read More
December 18, 2007Tibor Kovacs

18

Dec2007
British Columbia finds itself at a crossroads concerning supply driven and demand driven careers and employment services according to a document prepared by the Social and Planning Research Council of British Columbia for ASPECT and for the British Columbia Career and Workforce Alliance. A booming economy has led to skills ... Read More
December 18, 2007Tibor Kovacs

15

Nov2007
The overall purpose of this Consultation Paper is to make policy proposals for the future development of Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) and to set out a strategy that will address the CEIAG needs of individuals of all ages. CEIAG is an integral part of the Department of Education's ... Read More
November 15, 2007Tibor Kovacs

14

Nov2007
This joint publication of  the Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) in Scotland and of Careers Scotland was produced after extensive consultation with key stakeholders such as Qualification in Career Guidance (QCG) course centres, professional bodies and associations, and potential employing organisations. The Subject Statement represents general expectations about ... Read More
November 14, 2007Tibor Kovacs

17

Oct2007
The role of career guidance in supporting continuing vocational training and formal adult learning has received little attention in both research and publications. The terms "career guidance" are rarely associated with such activity though elements of information, advice, guidance, and career counselling are integral parts of efficient investment in such ... Read More
October 17, 2007Tibor Kovacs

17

Oct2007
This article, the first in the Portugese language on this site, traces historical and political developments in school based guidance delivery, drawing on international, EU and national (Portugese) policy developments and contexts, and makes proposals for change in Portugal. Read more
October 17, 2007Tibor Kovacs

15

Oct2007
This Competency Framework for Guidance Practitioners, developed by a sub-committee of the National Guidance Forum, is designed to inform the trainers and training of guidance practioners in order to provide practitioners with the competences to assist citizens to acquire the knowledge, skills and competences to manage their learning and work (see National Lifelong Guidance ... Read More
October 15, 2007Tibor Kovacs

15

Oct2007
This Report covers the first two years' work of the National Guidance Forum of Ireland that was established in 2004. It explains the background and work methods of the Forum and provides an overview of relevant research that informed its deliberations and conclusions/recommendations. The Report sets out:  a framework of the knowledge, ... Read More
October 15, 2007Tibor Kovacs

15

Oct2007
This Background Scoping Report describes existing career guidance services for citizens in Ireland and also identifies groups of the population in Ireland for whom no guidance services are currently provided. The Scoping Report was developed by a sub-committee of the National Guidance Forum of Ireland. The Report informed the proposals of the National ... Read More
October 15, 2007Tibor Kovacs

15

Oct2007
This study was commissioned by the National Guidance Forum of Ireland in 2006 to ascertain the views and experiences of citizens on their experiences of the guidance services that were available to them. Such information as gathered from users and potential users informed the recommendations of the National Guidance Forum ... Read More
October 15, 2007Tibor Kovacs

15

Oct2007
This report was developed by a sub-committee of the National Guidance Forum. It is designed to support the effective implementation of lifelong guidance policies and services. Quality Guidelines are formulated as a Code of Principles, general in nature and incremental in application. Guidelines are also provided for the evaluation of ... Read More
October 15, 2007Tibor Kovacs

15

Oct2007
This well constructed study and report had several aims: To establish users' preferences for and usage of different careers information types and sources To catalogue existing careers information resources To assess both guidance practitioners' and the general public's knowledge of labour market information To determine the best means to reach different population target groups To make ... Read More
October 15, 2007Tibor Kovacs

17

Sep2007
This expert paper was jointly commissioned by the OECD and the European Commission in 2001 as part of the OECD international review of policies for career guidance. It raises many questions on the existing training routes, on the pertinence of course content and methodology, on the lack of involvement and interest ... Read More
September 17, 2007Tibor Kovacs

17

Sep2007
This handbook was initiated by the European Commission in response to perceived weaknesses in strategic leadership in EU Member States in the country reviews of policies for career guidance undertaken by CEDEFOP, ETF and the OECD. Edited and published jointly by the EC and the OECD, the handbook addresses a broad range ... Read More
September 17, 2007Tibor Kovacs

17

Sep2007
This is an expert paper commissioned by the OECD and the European Commission as part of the international review of policies for career guidance in 2002. The paper sets down 7 criteria by which occupational information should be assessed and suggests a pedagogic approach to career information learning, including how ... Read More
September 17, 2007Tibor Kovacs

17

Sep2007
This expert paper was jointly commissioned by the EC and OECD as part of the international review of policies for career guidance initiated by the OECD in 2001. The author argues that while information may be necessary for career decision-making, it is not by itself sufficient. Rational decision making models ... Read More
September 17, 2007Tibor Kovacs

17

Sep2007
Quality issues in careers guidance, counselling and information services are tackled from a range of different perspectives, related to economic, ethical, and/or effectiveness criteria. With selected examples mainly from the USA, Canada, and the EU Member States, this report highlights how quality is described and measured in terms of statements, ... Read More
September 17, 2007Tibor Kovacs

17

Sep2007
This is an expert paper commissioned jointly by the EC and OECD for the international review of policies for career guidance initiated by the OECD in 2001. The author examines the demand for career guidance and  the nature of supply and incentives to enhance both the quantity and the quality of supply ... Read More
September 17, 2007Tibor Kovacs

17

Sep2007
This is an expert paper jointly commissioned by the EC and OECD as part of the international review of policies for career guidance initiated by the OECD in 2001. The paper considers the contextual issues that impinge on career guidance activities and their outcomes and considers the the types of ... Read More
September 17, 2007Tibor Kovacs

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Sep2007
The Leitch review examined the existing skills base of the adult population in the UK in the context of a global economy and made recommendations on how this base should be improved to enable the UK to successfully compete in the world economy in 2020 as well as to have ... Read More
September 17, 2007Tibor Kovacs

17

Sep2007
This 2006 report examined the progress of Careers Scotland all-age guidance service since its establishment in 2002 and benchmarked that progress against the OECD Policy Review 2001-03. Read more
September 17, 2007Tibor Kovacs

17

Sep2007
In the evaluator's opinion, New Zealand Careers Services represents the most fully integrated example in the world of an all-age career guidance delivery structure. The report (2007) describes the key features of the service and sets down five challenges to be addressed: public awareness/market penetration the guidance needs of adults relationships with other guidance ... Read More
September 17, 2007Tibor Kovacs

17

Sep2007
This paper produced with the support of the Department of Education, Science and Training of Australia and the Department of Education and Training of New South Wales, introduces the concept of the four pillars of career and transition support for young people: Family Peers Community and employers Peers. It describes the empowerment strategy involved and ... Read More
September 17, 2007Tibor Kovacs

24

Aug2007
This article is a summary of the first report of Future Track, a study of 130,000 higher education applicants in the UK in 2006. Commissioned by the Higher Education Careers Services Unit, the study will track these applicants for the next 6 years and on through their early careers, including ... Read More
August 24, 2007Tibor Kovacs

24

Aug2007
This literature review undertaken (2005)for the Higher Education Careers Services Unit in the UK by the Institute of Employment Research at the University of Warwick, examined career-related interventions and their impact on students' career related decisions, career learning and progression towards the labour market. Although there is substantial literature in the ... Read More
August 24, 2007Tibor Kovacs

25

Apr2007
This is a study of the potential economic and fiscal impacts of the National Reform Agenda of the Council of Australian Governments. The National Reform Agenda includes an interlinked  human capital stream covering health, education and training, and work incentives with benefits from each area feeding into the other. The ... Read More
April 25, 2007Tibor Kovacs

25

Apr2007
This Charter adopted by FEDORA, Forum Europeén de l'Orientation Academique, is a statement of the value of guidance and counselling provision in higher education in Europe that seeks the support of policy makers, higher education institutions and international organisations to have such provision implemented. FEDORA is a European Association whose ... Read More
April 25, 2007Tibor Kovacs

23

Apr2007
It's interesting to observe how the fiery battles between the Left and Right in the 20th century have been replaced today by more modest debates about public policy options. The grand ideologies associated with capitalism and socialism are still active and relevant as moral and intellectual irritants, but they are ... Read More
April 23, 2007Tibor Kovacs

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Apr2007
The National Skills Bulletin 2006 was developed by the Skills and Labour Market Research Unit of FAS, the National Training Authority in Ireland. It provides a snapshot of the current labour market situation in Ireland, referring to recent and current shortages where insufficiency of skills or labour existed within the ... Read More
April 23, 2007Tibor Kovacs

30

Mar2007
This report presents the results of the third and final stage of research commissioned by the New Zealand Department of Labour (DoL) to identify: the reasons for the non-participation in paid employment of those aged 45 years and over; the potential role of career information, advice and guidance (CIAG) in assisting that ... Read More
March 30, 2007Tibor Kovacs

30

Mar2007
This is a Research Report, RR833, published by the Department of Education and Skills in the United Kingdom. The research was undertaken as part of a government review of advice, information and guidance services for adults. It specifically sought to evaluate a trial extension of Ufi/learndirect telephone guidance service for adults to ... Read More
March 30, 2007Tibor Kovacs

29

Dec2006
This report was produced as part of the work activities of a European Union funded project entitled Developing National Forums for Guidance in Six Member States that concluded in November 2006. The issue of the role of the beneficiary of guidance services in the design, monitoring, and evaluation of such services was ... Read More
December 29, 2006Tibor Kovacs