Document Abstract

Informed choice: how data and tools are used to make career decisions

Explores the ways in which learners, teachers, parents and careers guidance professionals use information, tools and data to support career decisions. Outlines the research objectives, methodological approach and number and type of participants. Describes the contextual background to careers education and guidance, and outlines the types of provision. Explores the use of careers information, sources and tools by different groups and the ways in which this informs decision-making at various stages. Looks at awareness, perceptions and use of destination data, and the ways in which labour market information is understood and used in careers guidance. Considers challenges and potential improvements in the use of data and tools. Provides a summary of findings and concluding comments.

Downloads

Web link

View more documents

Other page options

Publication information

Author:
CooperGibson Research
Year:
2018
Pages:
129
Ref No:
B49894
Source:
Department for Education (DfE)

Download Adobe Reader

Notes for Idox Members

Get the latest updates from Skills Development Scotland