Career guidance for adults in Canada


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Author: Burtscher, Magdalena; Mullock, Katharine


In the context of considerable labour market change, many adults in Canada are being challenged to consider alternative career paths, and to upskill or retrain. Career guidance has the potential to facilitate employment transitions: not only from the education system to the labour market, but also from unemployment to employment, and from declining to growing sectors. This study assesses the career guidance services that are available for adults in Canada, and puts them into an international perspective. New survey data show that Canada performs well in an OECD comparison with respect to...  [+] Show more

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

Keywords: OECD country; Career guidance; Career counselling; Adult learning; Quality assurance; Access to education and training; Access to information; Labour market information; Client satisfaction

Geographic subjects: Canada; North America

Published: Paris, France: OECD, 2022

Physical description: 89 p.

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ISBN: 9789264446762 (print); 9789264693654 (PDF); 9789264426535 (HTML); 9789264562424 (EPUB)

ISSN: 2520-6125 (online), 2520-6117 (print)

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 148.199

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