Career guidance and public policy: bridging the gap

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This comparative report presents the findings of a review of career guidance policies in 14 OECD countries that was launched in early 2001. It investigates how career guidance services and public policy might be brought closer together. The review investigated how the organisation, management and delivery of career guidance can help to realise some key public policy objectives. In particular, the review examined how career guidance services can help countries to advance lifelong learning goals and assist in the implementation of active labour market policies. The review focused on career...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Lifelong learning; Research; Governance; Policy; Management; Career development

Keywords: Comparative analysis; Policy formation; Government role; Government policy; Leadership; Career guidance

Published: Paris, France: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 2004

Physical description: 171 p.

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ISBN: 9264105646

Statement of responsibility: OECD

Key documentation from the review may be found on the OECD website at:

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 77.117

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