Category: Funding career guidance


This 2011 publication by the Equality and Human Rights Commission looked at how equality and diversity policy issues were being treated in practice by careers services and schools in England. The Research Report examines: Young people’s attainment, choices and participation The role and influence of careers education, information and guidance (CEIAG) Policy on CEIAG ... Read More
September 10, 2015John McCarthy


This expert paper, commissioned by the OECD (2001) as part of its international review of career guidance, and written by international expert, Prof. Tony Watts, examines key issues for policy makers faced with the potential of ICT to transform career information and guidance services. It explores -how investment in ICT can enhance ... Read More
January 10, 2015John McCarthy


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


This report was commissioned by the Careers Industry Council of Australia in 2006. It looked at possible areas of research on the economic benefits derived from the provision of career development services. The key benefit identified was better informed career decision-making that leads to improved labour market outcomes. The conclusions ... Read More
August 24, 2010Tibor Kovacs


This study, commissioned by the Educational Guidance Service for Adults (EGSA) in Northern Ireland (NI), attempts to capture the current return to the economy of the investment in career/educational guidance services provided to the adult population by EGSA. This organisation had been in existence in Northern Ireland for 40 years. ... Read More
November 13, 2008Tibor Kovacs


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


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