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Andrews, David; Hooley, Tristram – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
There is a long history of teachers and schools being involved in the delivery of career education and guidance. As the breadth of career education and guidance activity in English schools grew throughout the twentieth century it became increasingly necessary to have an individual within the school responsible for leading and managing this…
Descriptors: Role, Career Development, Career Counseling, Career Guidance
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Bassot, Barbara – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
This paper examines the potential of the Career Thinking Session (CTS) model to career guidance and counselling practice with young people. A qualitative research study is presented, focusing on the case study of a client involved in the transition to higher education. The setting for the research is described and the origins of the CTS are…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Qualitative Research, Case Studies
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Reid, Hazel; West, Linden – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
This paper explores the constraints to innovative, creative and reflexive careers counselling in an uncertain neo-liberal world. We draw on previously reported research into practitioners' use of a narrative model for career counselling interviews in England and a Europe-wide auto/biographical narrative study of non-traditional learners in…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Biographies, Neoliberalism, Interviews
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Brown, Alan – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2016
Individuals who pass through low-skilled work in their careers can represent this phase as showing strength of character as obstacles are overcome. However, continuing to work in low-skilled employment has so many negative consequences that finding ways to assist those individuals' career development is an important challenge for guidance policy…
Descriptors: Unskilled Workers, Labor Market, Career Development, Employment Qualifications
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Hughes, Deirdre; Meijers, Frans; Kuijpers, Marinka – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2015
Careers work is a very political business. Since the early 1990s, successive governments in England and the Netherlands have persistently challenged those working in the careers sector to demonstrate the educational, social and economic value and impact of their work. In this context, the marketisation of career guidance policies and practices has…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Guidance, Career Counseling, Privatization
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Yates, Julia – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2014
The careers profession in England is facing unprecedented challenges. Initiatives to improve service delivery while keeping costs low are attractive and online training holds the promise of high impact at low cost. The present study employs a qualitative methodology to evaluate a series of online "webinars" conducted with 15 careers…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Education, Career Counseling, Electronic Learning
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Mulvey, Rachel – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2013
This article reflects on the construct and practice of continuing professional development (CPD) and its significance for the professional careers workforce. The article presents the idea of the CPD triad and considers how professional bodies, employers and individuals can each benefit from a practitioner's ongoing commitment to continuing…
Descriptors: Professional Continuing Education, Career Guidance, Lifelong Learning, Competence
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Bimrose, Jenny; McMahon, Mary; Watson, Mark – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2013
As work and employment transitions become more frequent and difficult, the demand for formal career guidance increases. Women are likely to experience structural labour market disadvantage and may benefit from formal support that is sympathetic to their particular needs. Yet the traditional psychological paradigms that dominate career guidance…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Females, Age, Employment Opportunities
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Westergaard, Jane – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2012
Many young people in the UK and across the world, where austerity measures are biting deep, find themselves at a time of crisis and uncertainty in their lives. The assumptions previously held of clear and straightforward career paths are being challenged and "career" has come to mean more than simply "work" or…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Therapy
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Reid, Hazel; West, Linden – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2011
We report in this article on the second phase of an in-depth project examining practitioners' use of a narrative model for 1-1 career guidance interviews in England, derived from the work of Mark Savickas. Using biographical narrative interviews, we explored the impact and constraints experienced by eight practitioner participants when engaging…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Experiential Learning
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Lewin, Cathy; Colley, Helen – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2011
This paper reports some early findings from a research project about the impact on career guidance in England of 14-19 reforms in recent years. We begin by highlighting a paradox in English national policy, since reforms in education and training have created a heightened demand for career guidance, whilst reforms in youth support services have…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Guidance, Educational Change, Counselors
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Reid, H. L. – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2007
A policy of inclusion has focused the "gaze" of the UK government toward youth services and resulted in the development of the Connexions service in England. Within that context, the practice and professional identity of careers advisers (now called personal advisers) has changed. Many are working intensively with so-called…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Supervision, Youth, Educational Change
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Malde, Bharat – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2006
This article sets out a detailed commentary on the neglected end of the assessment centre, namely, the candidate. It highlights the variety of ways in which assessment centres do not always live up to their claims and can act against rather than in the interests of the candidate. It shares with assessment, counselling and guidance professionals an…
Descriptors: Assessment Centers (Personnel), Job Performance, Personnel Selection, Personality Measures