Career guidance: the missing link in school to work transitions

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Author: Bowen, Gabrielle; Kidd, Eliza


The transition from education to further study or employment is a crucial point in time for young people. While this transition period gives young people the opportunity to consolidate skills, develop a sense of job-readiness and make decisions about their lives and career paths, it has become increasingly difficult for young people to gain employment after leaving education and training. Factors such as the reduction of entry-level job opportunities, job automation, the casualisation of the workforce as well as disengagement from education have caused the length of the transition period...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Youth; Career development; Employment; Participation; Providers of education and training; Outcomes

Keywords: Youth transitions; Career guidance; Transition from education and training to employment; Transition from secondary to further education and training; Secondary school; Institutional role; Recommendations

Geographic subjects: New South Wales; Australia; Oceania

Published: Sydney, New South Wales: Youth Action, 2017

Physical description: 43 p.

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Also called: Career guidance: the missing link in school to work transitions: Youth Action policy paper

Resource type: Paper

Call number: TD/TNC 129.265

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