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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.

Record type: Monograph (Project Report)


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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Published date: 2006
Keywords: careers education, higher education, curriculum, credit-bearing programmes


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PURE UUID: fa19ee4f-b3a1-40fc-a563-dddfa13c0fe8

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Date deposited: 23 Oct 2006
Last modified: 17 Jul 2017 15:25

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Author: Ros Foskett
Author: Brenda Johnston

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