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Norway has a population of over 5 million people, spread over 19 counties or administrative areas.

This fiche describes the recent progress being made in the development of a lifelong guidance system in Norway.

Estonia with a population of 1.25 million people has embarked on a very ambitious plan to become an e-country with the project known as e-Estonia. E-services have become routine: e-elections, e-taxes, e-police, e-healthcare, e-banking, e-school, and now e-Residency. Factor into that e-Guidance in the education and labour market sectors!

Established on a pilot basis in 2010, these centres now exist in 30 regions in Finland. Their aim is to provide basic support to youth (aged under 30 years) going through life transitions. The centres have institutional representation from municipal, education, social and health authorities so that young people can find the services or combination of services they need in one physical location. The centre staff provide face to face complementary support to the national telephone helpline.


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    Comments (3)

    1. Nicola :

      Just learnt about this today.
      Will most certianly be visitng it frequently going forwards and sharing with my network
      Valuable and would have been very useful when completing my career development program with Napier Edinburgh Scotland

    2. Roisin Kelleher :

      Hello Staff Member at ICCDPP,

      I would appreciate if you would forward email address of Dr. John McCarthy, Director ICCDPP to me.

      My email address is :

      Thanking you,
      Roisin Kelleher

    3. Roisin Kelleher :

      I would appreciate if you would forward to me email address of Dr. John McCarthy’s Director ICCDPP
      Many thanks,
      Roisin Kelleher

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