Curriculum development and career decision-making in higher education: credit-bearing careers education


Foskett, Ros and Johnston, Brenda (2006) Curriculum development and career decision-making in higher education: credit-bearing careers education. Manchester, UK, Higher Education Careers Services Unit, 222pp.

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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.

Item Type: Monograph (Project Report)
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Keywords: careers education, higher education, curriculum, credit-bearing programmes
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2361 Curriculum
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Divisions: University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Education > Lifelong and Work-Related Learning
ePrint ID: 41973
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2006
Last Modified: 27 Mar 2014 18:26
Publisher: Higher Education Careers Services Unit
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/41973

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