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Tomassini, Massimo – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2015
One of the most typical features characterising modern ways of living and working is represented by the dynamism required by individuals in navigating their career paths. This article explores some case studies of career development collected through biographical interviews carried out within the Italian strand of the Cedefop project. These relate…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Career Development, Self Concept
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Barabasch, Antje; Merrill, Barbara; Zanazzi, Silvia – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2015
Southern European countries, like Italy and Spain, have been severely affected by the recent economic crisis. This has affected their labour market in terms of increased unemployment, while many of those in employment feel more insecure. As a consequence, many individuals turn to education as a step to making a career change. The opportunities and…
Descriptors: Career Change, Social Networks, Lifelong Learning, Career Guidance
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Brown, Alan – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2015
This article focuses upon the processes whereby individuals reframe their career goals and career direction mid-way through their working lives. Three cases, drawn from Denmark, Germany and Italy, are used to exemplify these processes. The cases are part of a larger study which included the development of a model that could accommodate the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Change, Career Development, Midlife Transitions
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Moreno da Fonseca, Pedro – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2015
Guidance systems exist within learning, working and welfare cultures, which are upheld by prevailing institutions and stakeholders. Implementing a lifelong approach questions rooted codes and idiosyncrasies of the sectors across which guidance is distributed. To support individuals' careers, unlock their potential and increase their contribution…
Descriptors: Guidance, Lifelong Learning, Career Guidance, Cultural Context
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Cort, Pia; Thomsen, Rie; Mariager-Anderson, Kristina – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2015
In 2008, the European Council agreed on a Resolution on better integrating lifelong guidance into lifelong learning strategies. The Resolution promoted lifelong guidance as a policy to support people during the multiple transitions provoked by a more volatile labour market. However, when looking into the guidance policy of Denmark, the Resolution…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Lifelong Learning, Foreign Countries, Occupational Mobility
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Bimrose, Jenny; Mulvey, Rachel – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2015
Career decisions are amongst the most important we make. Unsurprisingly, much published research exists on this particular aspect of career behaviour. However, the overwhelming majority of studies have been carried out on young people making initial career decisions. This paper extends our understanding by examining how mid-career adults in three…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Decision Making, Cross Cultural Studies, Public Policy
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Haasler, Simone R.; Barabasch, Antje – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2015
In Germany and Denmark, the systems of further education and career guidance are well developed, offering a wide range of services and learning opportunities for targeted, specific and also general skills development. Based on an empirical study with mid-career individuals in both countries, the article investigates how the different systems…
Descriptors: Role, Career Guidance, Adult Education, Foreign Countries
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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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Bitsika, Vicki; Sharpley, Christopher F.; Mailli, Rebecca – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2015
The influence of gender, age, Psychological resilience and family interaction factors upon generalised anxiety disorder (GAD) and major depressive disorder (MDD) was investigated in 75 non-autism spectrum disorder (NASD) siblings who had a brother or sister with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). GAD and MDD were much more prevalent than in…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Gender Differences, Resilience (Psychology), Adolescents
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Hearne, Lucy; Galvin, James – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2015
A whole school approach to guidance counselling has been promulgated by Irish policy-makers as a model of good practice in the delivery of guidance counselling in the post-primary sector since the 1998 Education Act (DES, 2005a, 2009, 2012). This approach to guidance counselling provision is viewed as a whole school responsibility where schools…
Descriptors: Teacher Role, School Guidance, School Counselors, Foreign Countries
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Meriläinen, Matti; Puhakka, Helena; Sinkkonen, Hanna-Maija – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2015
Students' suggestions for how to eliminate bullying at universities were gathered as part of an e-questionnaire sent to each university student (N = 10,551) at a Finnish university. The suggestions (n = 2804) regarding how to address bullying at universities were divided into the following four classes: support (944), punishment (78), support and…
Descriptors: Bullying, Questionnaires, Foreign Countries, Student Attitudes
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Bamford, Judi; Akhurst, Jacqueline – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2014
This study sought to explore the impact of ending therapy on counsellors working with children in schools. Five counsellors were interviewed and their responses were analysed using interpretative phenomenological analysis. Four master themes emerged, one of which, empathic identification, is the focus of this paper. The findings of this study…
Descriptors: School Counselors, School Counseling, Counselor Attitudes, Outcomes of Treatment
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Wilson, John; Gabriel, Lynne; James, Hazel – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2014
This positional paper originates from our need as researcher/practitioners to establish a meaningful epistemological framework for research into bereaved people's journey through loss and grief over time. We describe how the field of grief research has a long and established biological basis, in keeping with a positivist epistemology.…
Descriptors: Grief, Counselor Client Relationship, Observation, Counseling Techniques
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Lengelle, Reinekke; Meijers, Frans – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2014
We propose that writing can be employed to foster the kind of career learning required in the twenty-first century. The article offers insights into how writing exercises and approaches can be applied to help students construct their career stories in a way that allows them to engage in a dialogical learning process and work in a self-directed…
Descriptors: Personal Narratives, Career Education, Career Guidance, Journal Writing
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Thomas, Val – British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 2014
The disciplines of counselling and psychotherapy have generated a range of innovative qualitative research methods. There is the potential for further developments, particularly in relation to methods that reveal how the researcher is implicated in the research. Practitioner-researchers could help to identify potential new methods through a…
Descriptors: Counseling, Psychotherapy, Counselors, Researchers
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