Career development as a partner in national building Australia: origins, history and foundations for the future

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Author: Patton, Wendy


Despite examples of vocational guidance practice being evident in Australia since the mid-1800s, there remains a spasmodic and patchwork approach to practice across the country. Repeated international, national and State reviews emphasise the vital nature of a systemic national approach to career development, however authors repeatedly lament the lack of a sustained focus on career activity as a major national priority. There is no broad comprehensive historical reckoning in Australia since this early period. Career development theory and practice in Australia has been forged in...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Career development; Providers of education and training; Policy

Keywords: History; Career guidance; Career counselling; Career counsellor; Policy analysis

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Leiden, Netherlands: Brill, 2019

Physical description: xx, 304 p.

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Series: Career development series; vol. 8

ISBN: 9789004410435 (paperback); 9789004410459 (ebook); 9789004410442 (hardback)

Resource type: Book

Call number: TD/TNC 137.1095

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