This publication examines the policy context within which many European countries are establishing national committees or forums of policymakers, guidance association leaders, national delivery agencies, social partners and civil society to improve policies, systems and practices for lifelong guidance provision. It describes the tasks that such national forums undertake and how ...
This report is a review of the implementation of the EU Council Resolution on lifelong guidance (2004). Undertaken by Dr Ronald Sultana, the review examines progress in: the implementation of lifelong guidance systems broadening access to guidance strengthening quality assurance systems learning and career management strengthening structures for policy and systems development and presents good examples ...
This report undertaken by NICEC researchers examines the public policy context in which workforce career development fits. It describes career practices of employers, trade unions, chambers of commerce, outplacement/coaching agencies, self-help and peer support, and specialised sources of information and expertise. It outlines the role of public policy and of ...
Coordination of policies and the use of resources at national, regional and local levels is a necessary condition for the development of lifelong guidance systems. Countries in Europe are developing many different types of mechanisms to improve such coordination and at different levels. Networks both formal and informal have high potential ...
April 4, 2008Tibor Kovacs
This report by the Career Guidance Taskforce of Malta (Manwel Debono, Stephen Camilleri, Joseph Galea, and Davianne Gravina) is intended to relaunch career guidance within the Malta compulsory education system by clarifying the role of career guidance, making recommendations on establishing an adequate career guidance infrastructure, and describing how career ...
December 18, 2007Tibor Kovacs
The overall purpose of this Consultation Paper is to make policy proposals for the future development of Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) and to set out a strategy that will address the CEIAG needs of individuals of all ages. CEIAG is an integral part of the Department of Education's ...
November 15, 2007Tibor Kovacs
The role of career guidance in supporting continuing vocational training and formal adult learning has received little attention in both research and publications. The terms "career guidance" are rarely associated with such activity though elements of information, advice, guidance, and career counselling are integral parts of efficient investment in such ...
October 17, 2007Tibor Kovacs
This Competency Framework for Guidance Practitioners, developed by a sub-committee of the National Guidance Forum, is designed to inform the trainers and training of guidance practioners in order to provide practitioners with the competences to assist citizens to acquire the knowledge, skills and competences to manage their learning and work (see National Lifelong Guidance ...
This Report covers the first two years' work of the National Guidance Forum of Ireland that was established in 2004. It explains the background and work methods of the Forum and provides an overview of relevant research that informed its deliberations and conclusions/recommendations. The Report sets out: a framework of the knowledge, ...
This Background Scoping Report describes existing career guidance services for citizens in Ireland and also identifies groups of the population in Ireland for whom no guidance services are currently provided. The Scoping Report was developed by a sub-committee of the National Guidance Forum of Ireland. The Report informed the proposals of the National ...