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 ...
March 29, 2011Tibor Kovacs
Wales, bounded by land and sea, with a good mix of urban centres and rural aspects, is a part of the United Kingdom, with a population of 3 million people. It has its government and own parliament, the National Assembly of Wales, its own language, Welsh, and many people living in ...
January 30, 2011Tibor Kovacs
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 ...
January 30, 2011Tibor Kovacs
This Communique is an output of the Pacific Careers Network (PCN) which was established at the International Symposium for Career Development and Public Policy held in Wellington, New Zealand, in November 2009. It outlines the background and aims of the Symposium, a vision for PCN and definition of career, how the network will ...
December 30, 2009Tibor Kovacs
This is the direction setting document that emerged from the Fifth International Symposium for Career Development and Public Policy that was hosted by Career Services in Wellington, New Zealand from 14 to 17 November 2009. The themes for the Symposium were: Transformational technology Prove it works Role of the citizen Culture counts The document sets out ...
December 2, 2009Tibor Kovacs
This article, written by Dr Jim Sampson of Florida State University and delivered as a presentation at the IAEVG conference in Jyvaskyla in June 2009, examines two elements of policies for career guidance: the effectiveness of career guidance interventions in relation to cost and access to such interventions by citizens. ...
August 7, 2009Tibor Kovacs
This is a recently signed agreement between the Australian federal government and the States and Territories of Australia. It is designed to address the objectives of the National Education Agreement and the National Agreement for Skills and Workforce Development already signed by the same parties. The new agreement covers the engagement ...
This Working Pâper by Bert Clough of Unionlearn, an organisation established by the Trades Union Congress in the UK, provides a historic review of the government skills strategy in the UK and of the partnership response of the trade union movement. It describes the rise of the Union Learning Representative ...
The Climbing Frame is an electronic tool developed by Unionlearn, an organisation established by the Trades Union Congress in the UK to help Union Learning Representatives to promote lifelong learning in the workplace and to assist members to access learning opportunities. The Matrix Standard is a unique quality standard to support ...
Taking as its starting point the public demand for career guidance, this study by Helmut Zelloth of the European Training Foundation examines policy and practice of career guidance in 9 EU neighbouring countries: Montenegro, Macedonia, Turkey, Albania, Ukraine, Russia, Georgia, Egypt and Jordan through a comparative lense. It describes existing ...
July 16, 2009Tibor Kovacs