In the context of the new possibilities and challenges that Information and Communications Technology provides and of the economic challenges facing countries, it is becoming more commonly accepted that citizens need lifelong learning provision to facilitate their continued employability and their longer work life. Career guidance has a key role to play to ensure that citizens and governments invest wisely and efficiently in supporting their employment and employability.
Governments and other stakeholders face the challenge of putting the subsystems of guidance together in a coherent fashion to enable citizens to access career services and tools over their lifespan. Developing national strategies for career guidance is a first step.
STRATEGY FOR LIFELONG CAREER GUIDANCE IN THE REPUBLIC OF CROATIA 2016-2020 is one example of a government’s response to that challenge.