This 2011 report examines the current state of careers services for young people in ENGLAND. It describes some of significant negative effects at local and educational institutional levels of recent changes in government policy concerning such services and of government funding cutbacks for those services. It raises implications for government, ...
August 29, 2011Tibor Kovacs
This report prepared by the Centre for Educational Sociology at the University of Edinburgh, describes a trial of possible measures of young people’s career self management skills and decision-making. The research considered pupils’ use of self-help services, in particular career development websites, and the impact of these websites on pupils’ ...
June 22, 2011Tibor 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 ...
April 4, 2011Tibor Kovacs
This publication (2008) written for the CfBT by Dr Deirdre Hughes is situated in UK policy aims of increasing the participation of young people in further education and training in the UK with specific targeted increases for years 2013 and 2015. In particular the publication examines how the impact of information, advice ...
September 7, 2010Tibor Kovacs
This report (2004) by Chris T King and Sarah Looney of the Ray Marshall Centre of UTA contains a discussion of 30 workforce development performance measures generated by several US states for 7 areas of interest to policy and program leaders and rated by them for usefulness. The seven areas are: outcomes ...
August 24, 2010Tibor Kovacs
This policy brief (2005) by Sarah Looney and Chris T King provides backround to the movement to develop a standard set of performance measures for publicly funded programmes that comprise the US workforce development system. It also reviews two prominent US proposals: common measures proposed by the Office of Management ...
August 24, 2010Tibor Kovacs
This is a recently signed agreement between the Australian federal government and the States and Territories of Australia. It is designed to address the objectives of the National Education Agreement and the National Agreement for Skills and Workforce Development already signed by the same parties. The new agreement covers the engagement ...
July 28, 2009Tibor Kovacs
This 2008 report describes some of the definitional, conceptual and historical foundations of the concept of social inclusion. It summarises the strengths and limitations of Australian and international approaches to the topic so far, and sketches some of the scope of exclusion in terms of locational disadvantage, intergenerational disadvantage, children ...
May 28, 2009Tibor Kovacs
This article written by Tibor Bors Borbely provides the background to the present offer of guidance services in compulsory education and vocational education and training in Hungary. It describes the challenges facing the system and current developments. Read more
May 12, 2009Tibor Kovacs
Funded by CfBT Education Trust, this research examined the impact on career guidance provision for young people of new arrangements for budget and management responsibilities by all local authorities in England since such changes came into effect in April 2008. The authors concluded that there is a need for a stronger ...
May 4, 2009Tibor Kovacs
School dropout prevention continues to exercise the mind of policy makers in many countries. The European Ministers of Education (2003), for example, established several reform targets for education systems in Europe for the year 2010 including increased participation in the upper end of second level schooling and the reduction of non-completion rates. ...
April 17, 2009Tibor Kovacs
Given the increasing policy importance being paid to the development of the skills to manage one's career, learning and work pathways in a lifelong learning context(Council of European Ministers of Education, 2008), this Australian publication is very timely to provide guidance on what exactly these skills look like. A joint ...
April 16, 2009Tibor Kovacs
This is a joint strategy and implementation plan for career guidance services in Northern Ireland of two government ministries/ the Department of Education and the Department for Employment and Learning. Based on extensive consultation exercises on its proposals of 2007, the document outlines a new comprehensive strategy for the delivery ...
This is the German translation of the Council of Education Ministers' Resolution (2008) on better integrating lifelong guidance into lifelong learning strategies. It defines 4 key axes of action for the reform of guidance services in Member States: Förderung der Fähigkeit zur Planung der beruflichen Laufbahn in jedem Lebensabschnitt; Erleichterung des Zugangs aller Bürger ...
This is the Danish translation of the European Council of Education Ministers' Resolution (2008) on better integrating lifelong guidance in strategies for lifelong learning. The Resolution defined four key areas/axes to guide national reforms of policies and systems: fremme af evnen til selv at orientere sig gennem hele livet lettelse af adgangen ...
This November 2008 Resolution of the EU Council of Ministers is an instrument to assist Member States to implement reform of career guidance services within their national strategies for lifelong learning. It highlights four areas for reform: Encouraging the acquisition of career management skills Facilitating access to guidance services by all sections ...
Le Conseil des ministres d'éducation de l'Union européenne ont adoptés cette Résolution en novembre 2008 afin de aider les états membres a réformer leur politiques, systémés et pratiques de l'orientation tout au long de la vie et de donner un soutien communtaire au travail de la European Lifelong Guidance Policy Network (ELGPN). La ...
El Consejo de la Union Europea de noviembre de 2008 invita los estados miembros a aplicar los siguientes principes rectores: favorecer la adquisicion permanente de capacidades de orientacion facilitar el acceso de todos los ciudadanos a los servicios de orientacion desarrolar la garantia de calidad de los servicios de orientacion fomentar la coordinacion y ...
O Conselho da Uniao Europeia de Novembro de 2008 convidam os estados-membros a: favorecer a aquisicao da capacidade de orientacao ao longo da vida facilitar o acesso de todos os cidados aos servicos de orientacao desenvolve a garantia de qualidade dos sericos de orientacao incentivar a coordenacao e cooperacao dos diversos intervenientes a nivel ...
This Report was presented by Deputy Guégot to the French National Assembly in December 2008. It examined: problems in initial and continuing training supply: quality, transparency, funding, governance inequalities for young people and adults in accessing training difficulties in career guidance provision to support youth and adult participation in training. It presents 16 propositions ...
This publication (2007) of the Department for Schools, Children and Families of the United Kingdom sets out a framework for the planning, managing and reviewing of information, advice and guidance services for young people aged 11 to 19 years. The 12 standards were developed through a lengthy consultation process and their operation ...
January 23, 2009Tibor Kovacs
This 2008 report was produced by the Australian Council for Educational Research for the Department for Education, Science and Training. It examined the participation of pupils in career guidance activities in upper secondary school and of the perceived usefulness of such activities to pupils. In overall terms, the individual career ...
November 4, 2008Tibor Kovacs
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 ...
September 17, 2007Tibor Kovacs
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 ...
September 17, 2007Tibor Kovacs