Category: Guides and Resources for Policy Makers and Delivery Managers


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 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 ... Read More
May 28, 2009Tibor Kovacs


Selon la directrice du CEDEFOP dans l'avant-propos de cette publication, la résolution du Conseil relative au renforcement des politiques, des systèmes et des pratiques dans le domaine de l’orientation tout au long de la vie en Europe (Conseil de l’Union européenne, 2004) invite les États membres à créer un ... Read More
May 8, 2009Tibor Kovacs


La guida practica è un documento realizzato dalla Commissione Europea e dall'OCSE per rispondere alla continua evoluzione delle politiche dell'instruzione, della formazione e dell'occupazione. L'obiettivo della guida è di aiutare i decisori dei Paesi dell'OCSE e dell'Unione Europea ad elaborare politiche efficaci di orientamento professionale nel campo dell'instruzione, della formazione e ... Read More
May 6, 2009Tibor Kovacs


School dropout prevention continues to exercise the mind of policy makers in many countries. The European Ministers of Education (2003), for example, established several reform targets for education systems in Europe for the year 2010 including increased participation in the upper end of second level schooling and the reduction of non-completion rates. ... Read More
April 17, 2009Tibor Kovacs


Given the increasing policy importance being paid to the development of the skills to manage one's career, learning and work pathways in a lifelong learning context(Council of European Ministers of Education, 2008), this Australian publication is very timely to provide guidance on what exactly these skills look like. A joint ... Read More
April 16, 2009Tibor Kovacs


The acquisition and development of career management skills has become an EU policy priority in the field of education and training as evidenced in the Council of Education Ministers' Resolutions on lifelong guidance (2004, 2008). This atttached extract from the UK's Qualifications and Curriculum Authority provided by outlines the -learning objectives -possible teaching activities -learning ... Read More
January 23, 2009Tibor 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 ... Read More
October 15, 2008Tibor Kovacs


El doble propósito de este OIT (Oficina Internacional de Trabajo) Manual es: (1) focalizar la atención hacia quienes formulan políticasy administran programas en países de bajos y medianos ingresos (PBMI) sobre los temas básicos de la reforma de los servicios de orientación profesional en dichos países; y (2) brindar a los ... Read More
October 15, 2008Tibor Kovacs


Malgré de nombreux exemples de bonnes pratiques, les services nationaux d'orientation professionnelle de nombreux pays présentent de grandes insuffisances. Cet ouvrage, publié conjointment par la Commission européenne (document de travail des services) et l'OCDE donne aux décideurs publics des outils pratiques pour s'attaquer à ces problémes et pour mettre en ... Read More
October 14, 2008Tibor Kovacs