ERIC Number: ED339869
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
The National Career Development Guidelines: Progress and Possibilities. NOICC Occasional Papers/3.
Miller, Juliet; And Others
This monograph reports on the progress made in implementing the National Career Development Guidelines and explores some possibilities for their future use. The "Introduction" (Mary Beth McCormac) summarizes activities at the national level and provides an overview of the project. "Lessons from the Local Pilot Sites" (Juliet Miller) reviews the current status, benefits, and recommendations of four of the original field test sites. It also draws recommendations for other programs that are planning to use the guidelines. "Career Development for Adults in Organizations and in the Community" (Jane Goodman) addresses the still unmet need for comprehensive adult career development programs and discusses the use of the guidelines for adults in business and the community. "Knowing the Music for the Dance: The National Career Development Guidelines and Educational Priorities" (Brooke Collison) looks at the guidelines within the broader context of educational reform and stresses the need for steps to ensure continued success of this initiative. It discusses the existence or absence of priorities in education, explains how the guidelines can be adapted to a variety of targeted groups, and describes how the guidelines fit existing and emerging educational priorities. Appendixes contain the following: 17 references, guidelines career development competencies by area and level, and guidelines documents and how to order them. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Programs, Career Counseling, Career Development, Career Education, Career Guidance, Competency Based Education, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education, Guidance Programs, Guidelines, National Programs, Needs Assessment, Postsecondary Education, Program Implementation, School Business Relationship
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Occupational Information Coordinating Committee (DOL/ETA), Washington, DC.