Category: United Kingdom

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Jan2011
This report produced for the UK Commission for Employment and Skills addresses how technology is reshaping the career support market and the implications of this for policy makers and for the funding and delivery of services. The career support market is defined as the conceptual space within which individuals who desire career support transact ... Read More
January 20, 2011Tibor Kovacs

07

Sep2010
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 ... Read More
September 7, 2010Tibor Kovacs

05

Sep2010
While the context and content of this paper sit firmly within the expressed political positions of the three main UK political parties during the present year, 2010, Section 3 of the report demonstrates that career services and counselling support can and do make a difference in terms of learning outcomes ... Read More
September 5, 2010Tibor Kovacs

28

Jul2009
This Working Pâper by Bert Clough of Unionlearn, an organisation established by the Trades Union Congress in the UK, provides a historic review of the government skills strategy in the UK and of the partnership response of the trade union movement. It describes the rise of the Union Learning Representative ... Read More
July 28, 2009Tibor Kovacs

28

Jul2009
The Climbing Frame is an electronic tool developed by Unionlearn, an organisation established by the Trades Union Congress in the UK to help Union Learning Representatives to promote lifelong learning in the workplace and to assist members to access learning opportunities. The Matrix Standard is a unique quality standard to support ... Read More
July 28, 2009Tibor Kovacs

21

May2009
This is the contribution of ESTYN, Her Majesty's Inspectorate for Education and Training in Wales, to a review of careers services undertaken in the context of the Welsh Assembly Government's Action Plan "Skills that Work for Wales". The review was to determine how Careers Wales was in a position to ... Read More
May 21, 2009Tibor Kovacs

21

May2009
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

08

May2009
In the current economic climate, it is essential that graduates are prepared to enter the workplace, possessing key employability skills which will enable them to compete in today's job market. Universities and employers both have an important role to play in providing work placements, internships and opportunities which can assist ... Read More
May 8, 2009Tibor Kovacs

04

May2009
This research tested whether the provision of advice and guidance makes a difference over time to the work and learning outcomes of adults aged 20 years plus. Based on a telephone survey of 4000 information, advice and guidance recipients, it compared the outcomes of advice and guidance recipients to a ... Read More
May 4, 2009Tibor Kovacs

04

May2009
This is a summary report of the research that tested whether the provision of advice and guidance makes a difference over time to the work and learning outcomes of adults aged 20 years plus. Based on a telephone survey of 4000 information, advice and guidance recipients, it compared the outcomes ... Read More
May 4, 2009Tibor Kovacs