Category: National Strategies and Implementation Plans

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Mar2017
Did you ever wonder why a country might benefit from having a national strategy for career guidance and what a national strategy for lifelong guidance might look like? In general, most countries have subsystems of career guidance in the education, training and employment sectors, that often are not connected to each ... Read More
March 13, 2017John McCarthy

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Nov2016
Among the less well-known bi-partisan political activities in the USA in the past few years has been the emergence of approaches to developing policies and policy instruments in the education, training and employment fields based on evidence of what works and the collection of longitudinal data of US citizen learning ... Read More
November 16, 2016John McCarthy

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Jul2016
In September 2015, Education Scotland, an agency of Scottish Government, published a Career Education Standard for children and young people as they make their way through school and learn about the world of work. The Standard is set out according to: -the Career Education entitlements of children and young ... Read More
July 4, 2016John McCarthy

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Mar2016
This national strategy document has been prepared jointly by the Department of Employment and Learning and the Department of Education in Northern Ireland (part of the UK). It sets out the background to the development of the strategy; describes and analyses the social and economic context including the ongoing reforms of ... Read More
March 15, 2016John McCarthy

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Mar2015
In the face of growing youth unemployment challenges in Europe, the European social partners (ETUC – THE EUROPEAN TRADE UNION CONFEDERATION BUSINESS EUROPE;; – THE CONFEDERATION OF EUROPEAN BUSINESS; UEAPME – EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION OF SMALL AND MEDIUM-SIZED ENTERPRISES; and CEEP – THE EUROPEAN CENTRE OF EMPLOYERS AND ENTERPRISES PROVIDING PUBLIC ... Read More
March 17, 2015John McCarthy

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Sep2012
This paper, prepared by the NOUS Group, was commissioned by the Australian government to help it to develop its national career development strategy. Published in 2011, it describes the components of such a strategy and suggests options for its implementation. The components of the strategy are as follows: vision goals leadership governance services - ICT services ... Read More
September 24, 2012Tibor Kovacs

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Sep2012
This report, prepared in 2011 by Deloitte Access Economics for the Australian government, examines the options presented in the report prepared by NOUS (see previous publication on this site) for a National Career Development Strategy for Australia. In its introduction the report cautions that it is impossible to conduct a ... Read More
September 24, 2012Tibor Kovacs

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Sep2012
This Green Paper published by the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations in June 2012 proposes a way forward for a National Career Development Strategy for Australia. The Green Paper has been informed by extensive discussions with key stakeholders and by a number of national research projects. The Australian Government recognises ... Read More
September 20, 2012Tibor Kovacs

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Mar2011
This recently published paper from the Scottish government sets out the strategic directions for the future provision of career guidance services in Scotland. It supports the provision of an all-age, universal service, with appropriate targeting of those most at need. Skills Development Scotland is given a key leadership role working ... Read More
March 29, 2011Tibor Kovacs

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Jan2011
This document is the response of Leighton Andrews, Minister for Children, Education and Lifelong Learning, National Government of Wales, to the recommendations of the report: Future ambitions: developing careers services in Wales. It is a good example of how review report recommendations can be implemented within the statutory responsibilities of a ... Read More
January 30, 2011Tibor Kovacs