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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.


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CooperGibson Research
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Department for Education (DfE)

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