Category: Comparative Country Reports and Studies

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Feb2017
Why is there a growth in the percentage of older workers in the workforce in your country? New pension requirements? Skills shortages? Removal of age discrimination? All of the above? Other? Do you have policy responsibility and/or interest for the development and retention of older workers engaged in arduous work (work ... Read More
February 27, 2017John McCarthy

14

Oct2016
This document summarises the experiences of four countries -Belgium, Norway, Germany, and Luxembourg- on how best to approach the challenges of integrating young people who are not in education, employment and training (NEETs). Each used variants of a FIND-MIND-BIND framework approach: early identification, establishing a trust relationship, and support to ... Read More
October 14, 2016John McCarthy

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Oct2016
This publication of the European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs, and Inclusion, sets out the policy landscape and analysis for the variety of outreach guidance approaches used in the European Union. While the aim of the publication is to inquire into the feasibility of a Mutual Learning Programme on this ... Read More
October 12, 2016John McCarthy

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Oct2016
How to provide career guidance to the most marginalised on the labour market has long been a challenge to policies and systems for career guidance in many countries. This publication of the European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs, and Inclusion, iccdpp-pes-practices-for-the-outreach-of-neets-report-2015 illustrates the work of the public employment services in European Union ... Read More
October 12, 2016John McCarthy

15

Jan2015
This Concept Note on Nordic perspectives on career competences and guidance (2014) was commissioned by the Nordic Network for Adult Learning  (NVL) in co-operation with the European Lifelong Guidance Policy Network, ELGPN. It explores: what is meant by career management competences (in the Nordic language context it is more meaningful to talk ... Read More
January 15, 2015John McCarthy

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Jan2015
CEDEFOP CAREER GUIDANCE AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP 2011 The European Commission and the EU Member States have been working together since the 1990s to develop an entrepreneurial education and training agenda in Europe. It is widely acknowledged that new companies and entrepreneurs are important for innovation, job creation and economic development in Europe. However, traditional ... Read More
January 11, 2015John McCarthy

15

Oct2014
CEDEFOP VALUING DIVERSITY 0914 en This recently published study (September 2014) by CEDEFOP looks at how EU countries support the economic integration of immigrants from third countries through the provision of careers information and guidance, enabling the immigrants to acquire career management skills (CMS). It examines this through the experiences ... Read More
October 15, 2014John McCarthy

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Sep2011
While not an expert paper on career guidance information, this is an interesting informational article (2008) that compares the US and Japan in terms of challenges facing the economy and the workforce, challenges for particular work groups in certain economic sectors, and job seeking support systems including careers information. Read ... Read More
September 7, 2011Tibor Kovacs

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Aug2011
This is a shortened version of a report on the work of the European Lifelong Guidance Policy Network from 2008-2010. It covers: career management skills, widening access to careers services, cooperation and coordination of stakeholders, quality assurance of services, and developing the evidence base for policies. The full report has ... Read More
August 30, 2011Tibor Kovacs

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Aug2011
Ein Bericht über die Arbeit des Europäischen Netzwerks für eine Politik der lebensbegleitenden Beratung 2009–10 Inhalt Vorwort Danksagung 1 Überblick 2 ELGPN-Arbeitsprogramm 2009–10 3 Career Management Skills (WP1) 4 Erweiterung des Zugangs (WP2) 5 Mechanismen der Zusammenarbeit und Koordination (WP3) 6 Qualitätssicherung und Evidenz (WP4) 7 Beobachtung der EU-Politik (TG1) 8 EU-finanzierte Projekte: Synergien und Verbindungen mit Politik (TG2) 9 Evaluierung der ... Read More
August 30, 2011Tibor Kovacs