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    Here you will find links to sites you may find useful if you are interested in researching the Guidance and Counselling area of work.

    Wednesday
    Jan302013

    Princes Trust "Youth Index" UK

    The Princes Trust charity’s 5th Annual Youth Index gauges young people’s well being across a range of areas from family life to physical health.  It shows how young people not in education, employment or training are less happy across all areas of their lives. See link HERE

    Wednesday
    Jan302013

    Enquiry into Career Guidance for young People in UK

    The House of Commons Education Select Committee announced a short inquiry into careers guidance for young people, in the light of the new statutory duty on schools to secure access to independent and impartial careers guidance for their pupils in years 9-11 from September 2012. The Committee warned that Careers guidance services for young people have deteriorated and will continue to do so unless urgent steps are taken by the Government. See link HERE

    Wednesday
    Jan112012

    Bill Law: Career Learning Cafe

    Click here for a link to the Career Learning Cafe, an excellent site created by Bill Law to support individuals and career education / guidance practitioners with insights, reflections and resources relating to lifelong learning and career education and guidance.

    Wednesday
    Jan112012

    International Centre for Career Development and Public Policy

    This excellent site gives an international perspective to key issues of policy and delivery of career guidance services.

    http://www.iccdpp.org/

    Tuesday
    Oct252011

    Research: Battling bad science

    In this entertaining and illuminating talk, Ben Goldacre discusses the need to evaluate research findings. Although concentrating here on medical research, the idea holds good for evaluating research generally