Category: United Kingdom

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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

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Sep2012
This is a Report of a Working Group established by the Scottish Government to examine current practice and propose future strategic directions for the development of the career guidance workforce in Scotland. Published in July 2012, it describes role profiles in the guidance workforce and the types of qualifications that ... Read More
September 23, 2012Tibor Kovacs

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Sep2011
This is a practical example of the development of a career studies module for tertiary education students, produced by Pat McCash and published by the Centre for Career Management Skills at the University of Reading, UK. It provides an outline of a module that includes: career and learning, career and ... Read More
September 7, 2011Tibor Kovacs

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Aug2011
The employment and skills systems need to work together to support individuals into employment with the skills to progress, and in turn, to provide the skills employers demand through responsive workforce development. The Skills for Scotland Strategy and its subsequent refresh in 2010 encourages the integration of employment and skills ... Read More
August 30, 2011Tibor Kovacs

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Aug2011
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, ... Read More
August 29, 2011Tibor Kovacs

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Jun2011
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’ ... Read More
June 22, 2011Tibor Kovacs

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Jun2011
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’ career related learning and ... Read More
June 22, 2011Tibor Kovacs

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Mar2011
This recently published paper from the Scottish government sets out the strategic directions for the future provision of career guidance services in Scotland. It supports the provision of an all-age, universal service, with appropriate targeting of those most at need. Skills Development Scotland is given a key leadership role working ... Read More
March 29, 2011Tibor Kovacs

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Jan2011
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

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Jan2011
This document is the response of Leighton Andrews, Minister for Children, Education and Lifelong Learning, National Government of Wales, to the recommendations of the report: Future ambitions: developing careers services in Wales. It is a good example of how review report recommendations can be implemented within the statutory responsibilities of a ... Read More
January 30, 2011Tibor Kovacs