Career Trek: research on the impact of a Manitoba career exploration intervention

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This monograph documents the development of a research program that examines the impact of Career Trek, an extra-curricular career development program, on the academic motivation and self-efficacy of the students participating in it. The program incorporates knowledge of children's risk and protective factors and encourages the development of self-efficacy. The first part of the monograph provides a description of the Career Trek program. The second part reports on the findings from four research studies conducted by the authors on the impact of the program. These studies suggest that...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Career development; Youth; Evaluation; Disadvantaged; Culture and society; Participation

Keywords: Program evaluation; Career guidance; Socially disadvantaged; Youth at risk; Career exploration; Family; Academic persistence

Geographic subjects: Canada; North America

Published: Winnipeg, Manitoba: Manitoba Council for Leadership in Education, 2008

Physical description: v, 54 p.

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Statement of responsibility: Dawn Sutherland, Kathy Levine, Marilyn Carter, Darrell Cole

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 118.722

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