Category: Expanding access to guidance


This is the full report of the work of the European Lifelong Guidance Policy Network (ELGPN) 2009-10 in a very readable format as presented by the representatives of the EU Member States, and edited by Dr Vuorinen and Dr Watts. It describes the structures and processes of the ELGPN  and ... Read More
August 29, 2011Tibor Kovacs


This report prepared by the Centre for Educational Sociology at the University of Edinburgh, describes a trial of possible measures of young people’s career self management skills and decision-making. The research considered pupils’ use of self-help services, in particular career development websites, and the impact of these websites on pupils’ ... Read More
June 22, 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 ... Read More
January 30, 2011Tibor Kovacs


This report produced for the UK Commission for Employment and Skills addresses how technology is reshaping the career support market and the implications of this for policy makers and for the funding and delivery of services. The career support market is defined as the conceptual space within which individuals who desire career support transact ... Read More
January 20, 2011Tibor 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. ... Read More
August 7, 2009Tibor Kovacs


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 ... Read More
July 28, 2009Tibor Kovacs


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 ... Read More
July 28, 2009Tibor 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


The ministers for VET of the European Union , the European Social Partners and the European Commission met in Bordeaux, France under the French Presidency of the EU in 2008 to review priorities and strategies in European cooperation in VET. The outcome of their discussions is known as the Bordeaux ... Read More
May 18, 2009Tibor Kovacs


This policy statement was adopted by the National Lifelong Guidance Council in July 2008. It outlines reform measures required to develop an interlinked lifelong guidance system It provides an overview of guidance service developments in the last 30 years in Hungary set against the background of international developments The statement presents a set ... Read More
May 12, 2009Tibor Kovacs