Category: Improving career information


This well constructed study and report had several aims: To establish users' preferences for and usage of different careers information types and sources To catalogue existing careers information resources To assess both guidance practitioners' and the general public's knowledge of labour market information To determine the best means to reach different population target groups To make ... Read More
October 15, 2007Tibor Kovacs


This is an expert paper commissioned by the OECD and the European Commission as part of the international review of policies for career guidance in 2002. The paper sets down 7 criteria by which occupational information should be assessed and suggests a pedagogic approach to career information learning, including how ... Read More
September 17, 2007Tibor Kovacs


This expert paper was jointly commissioned by the EC and OECD as part of the international review of policies for career guidance initiated by the OECD in 2001. The author argues that while information may be necessary for career decision-making, it is not by itself sufficient. Rational decision making models ... Read More
September 17, 2007Tibor Kovacs


This article is a summary of the first report of Future Track, a study of 130,000 higher education applicants in the UK in 2006. Commissioned by the Higher Education Careers Services Unit, the study will track these applicants for the next 6 years and on through their early careers, including ... Read More
August 24, 2007Tibor Kovacs


The National Skills Bulletin 2006 was developed by the Skills and Labour Market Research Unit of FAS, the National Training Authority in Ireland. It provides a snapshot of the current labour market situation in Ireland, referring to recent and current shortages where insufficiency of skills or labour existed within the ... Read More
April 23, 2007Tibor Kovacs