iTunes

Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn’t open, click the iTunes icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator
iTunes

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To download from the iTunes Store, get iTunes now.

Do you already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download
iTunes for Mac + PC

Career Guidance and Social Inclusion: A Challenge for Europe (Report)

Australian Journal of Career Development 2010, Autumn, 19, 1

This book is available for download with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device, and with iTunes on your computer. Books can be read with iBooks on your Mac or iOS device.

Description

Introduction Over the past decade, career guidance has attracted an unprecedented amount of policy attention in Europe, leading to several initiatives at both national and cross-national levels. While there is a long history of European Union (EU) policy involvement in the field of career guidance (see Watts, Sultana & McCarthy, in press), the review of guidance services by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), launched in 2000 and finalised four years later (OECD, 2004), served as a trigger for the intensification of policy 'busyness' both in high-and middle-income countries. Several single-country studies were carried out, leading to comparative regional analyses of the state of career guidance across the European Union and European Economic Area countries (Sultana, 2003, 2004, 2008; Sultana & Watts, 2006). Similar studies, using much the same research methodology, were also carried out in the Balkans (Sweet, 2006), in other EU neighbouring countries (Zelloth, 2009), and in the Middle East and North Africa (Sultana & Watts, 2007). Another study focused on developing countries associated with World Bank projects (Watts & Fretwell, 2004). The reviews focused on guidance services in both the education and the labour market sectors, and considered guidance not only as a way to meet labour market goals--such as improving the match between the demand and supply of skills--but also as a policy tool to help attain social equity and inclusion goals for both young people and adults. In Europe, such an approach ties into strongly embedded notions of social welfare which, while increasingly challenged by neo-liberal imperatives, nevertheless continue to strive to ensure solidarity for all citizens, especially those most at risk of social exclusion. Career guidance as it is currently conceived in Europe is thus keen not only to facilitate autonomy and self-sufficiency by equipping citizens with the life skills needed to manage educational and occupational pathways but also to provide the support required throughout life, when and where needed.

Career Guidance and Social Inclusion: A Challenge for Europe (Report)
View In iTunes
  • 2,99 €
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Careers
  • Published: 22 September 2010
  • Publisher: Australian Council for Educational Research
  • Print Length: 13 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

Customer Ratings

We have not received enough ratings to display an average for this book.