An Introduction to Career Learning & Development 11-19: Perspectives, Practice and Possibilities

1st Edition

Anthony Barnes, Barbara Bassot, Anne Chant

Published October 29, 2010
Textbook - 152 Pages - 9 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780415577786 - CAT# Y107937

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An Introduction to Career Learning and Development 11-19 is an indispensible source of support and guidance for all those who need to know why and how career learning and development should be planned, developed and delivered effectively to meet the needs of young people.

It is a comprehensive resource providing a framework for career education conducive with the realities of lifelong learning, enterprise, flexibility and resilience in a dynamic world. It discusses the key under-pinning theory and policies and provides straight-forward, practical advice for students and practising professionals. Experts in the field provide essential guidance on:

  • development and leadership of career education strategies in school
  • planning and implementing career learning activities in the curriculum
  • collaborative working and engagement between schools, colleges and Connexions services, as well as with parents, community and business organisations
  • key organisations and where to find useful resources
  • effective teaching and learning - active, participative and experiential learning approaches
  • issues of ethics, values, equality and diversity
  • guidance on self-evaluation, making the most of inspection, and quality standards and awards.

An Introduction to Career Learning and Development 11-19 is an invaluable guide for teachers, teaching support staff, careers guidance professionals and all other partners in the delivery of CEIAG who wish to enhance their understanding of current and emerging practice and provide support that can really make a difference to young people’s lives. 


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