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Draaisma, Aniek; Meijers, Frans; Kuijpers, Marinka – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2017
To prepare students for the flexible labour market of nowadays, schools are increasingly acknowledging their responsibility to guide students in their career development. The project "Career Orientation and Guidance in Secondary Vocational Education" was developed to encourage Dutch schools to initiate and/or continue the creation of a…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Education, Longitudinal Studies, Secondary Education
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Furlong, Andy; Cartmel, Fred – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1995
Examines occupational and educational aspirations and expectations of 13-year olds as influenced by local opportunity structures. It is argued that differences in aspirations and expectations are largely explained by the socioeconomic location of families rather than by the structure of the local labor market. (FC)
Descriptors: Academic Aspiration, Adolescents, Career Awareness, Career Guidance
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Euvrard, George – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1996
If school group guidance lessons are to meet the pupils' needs and are to be experienced by the pupils as being relevant to their lives, then they must address the expressed needs of the pupils. A methodological approach to defining such needs is presented that emphasizes the importance of the pupils' self-expression. (KW)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Career Planning
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Siann, Gerda; Lightbody, Pauline; Nicholson, Stephen; Tait, Louise; Walsh, Dave – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1998
Optional course choices were related to career aspirations as a follow-up to a survey of secondary-school students. Interviews with ethnic Chinese students (N=27) are reported. Three themes were found in responses; gender and ethnicity were not important themes. Findings are discussed in relation to other studies of Chinese ethnicity. (Author/EMK)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Career Guidance, Chinese, Ethnicity
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Hui, Eadaoin, K. P.; Chan, David W. – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1996
Sources of stress in Hong Kong teachers were investigated, with specific reference to guidance work as a potential source of stress. A survey of 415 secondary school teachers revealed guidance-related aspects of work constituted a major dimension of stress, with guidance teachers, female teachers, younger teachers and junior teachers perceiving…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Employment Counselors, High School Students
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Basit, Tehmina N. – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1996
Analyzes career hopes of, and the career guidance provided to, a group of adolescent Muslim girls. Interviews were conducted with 24 British Asian Muslim girls in the final year of compulsory schooling at three schools, with their parents and with 18 of their teachers. Findings indicate a desire for upward mobility through education and career…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Aspiration, Career Guidance, Career Planning
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Roberts, Kenneth – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1997
Examines the prolonging of young people's transitions, the individualization of their lives, and the greater uncertainty of their futures. Argues that youth's new condition is being normalized throughout Europe and that this process is aided by appropriate careers guidance, which must be recurrent, customized, and couched in terms of…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Career Choice, Career Counseling, Career Guidance