Foskett, Ros and Johnston, Brenda
Curriculum development and career decision-making in higher education: credit-bearing careers education. Manchester, UK, Higher Education Careers Services Unit, 222pp.
This report presents the findings from research into the degree of integration of credit-bearing careers education in the higher education curriculum. The study was commissioned by the Higher Education Careers Services Unit (HECSU) and was conducted by a team of researchers from the School of Education and the Careers Advisory Service at the University of Southampton. The research was undertaken during the academic year 2005-2006.
The aim of the research was to map the provision of credit-bearing careers education within UK Higher Education Institutions and Further and Higher Education Colleges. The nature and characteristics of credit bearing careers education are described and the Report provides a fine-grained typology of the provision. The Report is illustrated throughtout with a number of vignettes of innovative and interesting practice from different providers within the UK.
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