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Reid, Hazel L. – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1999
Examines issues arising from Careers Service refocusing its work with the 'disaffected' in the UK, with particular attention to preventive work with the under 16s as a new direction for careers practitioners. Discusses the extent to which 'inclusion' is likely to be achieved via enhanced guidance. Suggests that guidance is ineffective if it fails…
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Guidance, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary 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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Arnold, John – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1997
Discusses various components of adult cognitive development research, such as post-formal thinking and wisdom, with particular reference to the changing nature of careers. Offers 19 propositions concerning the thought processes characterizing effective management of career by individuals and discusses implications of the propositions for career…
Descriptors: Adults, Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Careers
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Bowden, Valmai – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1997
Drawing on original case-study research covering four settings--higher education, industrial research and development, government research labs, and research institutes--examines how contemporary pressures influence research scientists's careers. Introduces a dynamic model of career states and proposes that the model can enhance career guidance.…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Careers, Case Studies
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Hodkinson, Phil; Sparkes, Andrew C. – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1993
Investigates a specific career guidance action plan used in conjunction with a training credits pilot program. Analysis revealed tensions between the way in which young people reported making career decisions and the system of guidance built into the program. Raises important issues for further debate about career guidance. (JPS)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Guidance, Career Planning, Case Studies
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Prout, Gillian A. – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1993
Investigates the experiences of a group of students as they transferred from school to tertiary college at age 16. Highlights the distinction drawn between the curriculum-related aspects and the personal/social aspects of the students' concerns. Discusses implications of the findings in the context of a recent HMI Report on the pastoral curriculum…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Career Guidance, Case Studies, Colleges
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Kidd, Jennifer M. – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1993
Transcribes an interview conducted with Anne Jones, a counselor-practitioner and policymaker, in 1992. Explores some of the ways in which the interpersonal and organizational skills she developed in each role influenced the way she carried out her responsibilities in others. (JPS)
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Counseling, Counseling Effectiveness, Counseling Techniques
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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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Collin, Audrey; Watts, A. G. – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1996
Examines the industrialized concept of career and analyzes ways in which this concept is breaking down. Explores the emerging significance of alternative concepts and identifies some of their implications for career guidance. Argues for the social significance of career guidance in its relation to the importance of individual experiences. (RJM)
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Education, Career Guidance, Change Agents
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McChesney, Patricia – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1995
Outlines career education activities, one based on the organizational needs of career services, the other based on individual needs of career advisers. The case is considered for adopting educational research methods developed from the ethnographic research tradition to help career advisers meet challenges facing them in the development, delivery,…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Education, Career Guidance, Counseling Services
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Hughes, Jacqueline – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1995
Discusses origins of action planning and action plans and possible influence of different antecedents on practice. Analysis indicates a lack of clarity concerning the origins of the process. Influence of contrasting models appear to remain unrecognized, and training needs of helpers, particularly for guidance skills, are underestimated. (FC)
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Counseling Theories, Guidance, Guidance Objectives
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Sonnenberg, David – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1997
Examines the effects that changes in work structure and conditions, such as diminished job security, have on individuals. Explores the importance and meaning of work from a psychoanalytic perspective, focusing on ways in which predicted changes may create anxiety. Suggests that counselors in the workplace be aware of these issues. (RJM)
Descriptors: Anxiety, Career Change, Career Counseling, Career Guidance
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Cannon, David – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1997
Highlights some of the pitfalls people face when trying to learn from "things gone wrong" by examining failures and setbacks recalled by a diverse sample of artists, athletes, and business people. Concludes that people often hold distorted interpretations of life's disappointments, underscoring the need for informed guidance. (RJM)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Career Counseling, Career Guidance, Case Studies
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Ball, Ben; Jordan, Mary – British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 1997
Offers evidence of the potential of a new form of career intervention for both personal and career development. Claims that open-learning approaches to career management and guidance foster action-oriented career planning, and provide a high-volume delivery approach that can be used in educational and commercial settings. (RJM)
Descriptors: Career Change, Career Counseling, Career Development, Career Guidance
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