This is the direction setting document that emerged from the Fifth International Symposium for Career Development and Public Policy that was hosted by Career Services in Wellington, New Zealand from 14 to 17 November 2009. The themes for the Symposium were: Transformational technology Prove it works Role of the citizen Culture counts The document sets out ...
December 2, 2009Tibor 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 report provides information and early findings on a telephone guidance pilot project in New Zealand that targeted young people aged 12 to 29 years of age. It forms part of a larger project testing new ways of making careers information and guidance available to this age group. The findings ...
This is a good example of a one page briefing paper giving highlights of the evaluation study of a career guidance telephone service pilot project of Careers Service New Zealand Read more
This is the full external evaluation report of the career guidance telephone pilot evaluation tested by New Zealand Careers Service with young people aged 12 to 29 years of age. It identifies the advantages for the user and the challenges for an experienced guidance practitioner. Read more
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 dual purpose of this ILO (International Labour Organisation) Handbook is: (1) to focus the attention of policy-makers and programme administrators in low- and middle-income countries upon the core issues in the reform of career guidance services in those countries; and (2) to provide programme planners and practitioners at the ...
October 15, 2008Tibor Kovacs
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. ...
May 6, 2008Tibor Kovacs
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 ...
May 6, 2008Tibor Kovacs