This well-intentioned joint ILO ETF publication acknowledges the socio-economic context of Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMIC), particularly infrastructure, geography, demographics, migration and emigration, attitudes and values, gender and age expectations, and participation in and the role of the informal economy. It identifies key elements or reference points for the development ...
June 24, 2022John McCarthy
As vice President for North America for the International Vocational Education and Training Association (IVETA) I would like to alert ICCDPP members of the International Conference of IVETA in December 2022. IVETA has a MOU of cooperation with ICCDPP, and the Chairperson of ICCDPP, Sareena Hopkins (CCDF, Canada) is a ...
June 23, 2022John McCarthy
THE FOLLOWING LINK WILL BRING YOU TO the webinar page where you can register to participate in the webinar! https://www.ilo.org/skills/WCMS_768716/lang--en/index.htm
February 16, 2021John McCarthy
This recently published CEDEFOP Briefing Note highlights the importance of comprehensive and coordinated learning support systems to enable adults to upskill and reskill throughout their working lives. People need to be able to rely on accessible, high-quality and comprehensive support to navigate their learning and working careers in the face ...
January 5, 2021John McCarthy
CEDEFOP has just launched a call for papers for a reference publication on the monitoring and evaluation of career guidance systems and services for adults, entitled ‘Towards European standards for monitoring and evaluation of lifelong guidance systems and services’ which can be downloaded here: https://www.cedefop.europa.eu/files/2020_11_16_call_for_papers_cedefop_careersmonitoring.pdf Contributions will be used for developing a ...
December 14, 2020John McCarthy
Prof. Jim Sampson has prepared a resource list for cognitive information processing theory (CIP) which viewers may find useful. CIP is concerned with the process of career decision making. The CIP framework is frequently used in the design of ICT resources for career guidance. CIP’s conceptual roots are in cognitive ...
October 21, 2020John McCarthy
We are only at the beginning of a rapid period of transformation of our economy and society due to the convergence of many digital technologies. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is central to this change and offers major opportunities to improve our lives. The recent developments in AI are the result ...
February 12, 2020John McCarthy
The New York Times has just published an account of how the gig economy is impacting negatively on jobs in the hotel industry in the USA. It shows how the app economy promotes 'independent contractors' to the career loss of full-time jobs for workers. These contractors tend to be ...
January 10, 2020John McCarthy
Realizar una reforma integral de la orientación y ofrecer intervenciones a lo largo y ancho de la vida con perspectiva de género son algunas de las propuestas que comparten tanto el Ministerio como expertos en la materia
December 19, 2019John McCarthy
Our final look this year is the Southern Hemisphere, and Africa in particular. One of the most inspiring presentations given at the International Symposium in Norway last June was:The Challenges of Meeting Everyone's Needsby Letshego Mokeki, Director, Career Development Services Programmes, Department of Higher Education and Training, South-Africa. The challenges are immense ...
December 19, 2019John McCarthy