January 15, 2024

Finland – A proposal for a National Competency Framework for Career Professionals

This publication is a response to the need presented in the Finnish National Strategy for Lifelong Guidance 2020–2023 (Valtioneuvosto, 2020) to create national descriptions of competencies required in the field of guidance. The publication is the result of a collaborative process including several hundred guidance professionals and experts from across Finland, with a literature review […]

Read More »

Ireland releases National Strategic Framework for Lifelong Guidance (2024-2030)

The release of the National Strategic Framework for Lifelong Guidance in Ireland (2024-2030) along with its Strategic Action Plan (2024-2030) marks a significant milestone for guidance systems in Ireland, which have been operational in various sectors for many years. These publications provide a coherent foundation for a lifelong guidance system across all sectors and services. […]

Read More »

November 29, 2023

Australian Jobs 2023 has been released

Australian Jobs is designed to step you through all aspects of the labour market and help you understand what employers are looking for. Australian Jobs 2023 includes: advice on finding and applying for work, and how to win a job once you have applied information on skills and occupations involved in a clean energy future […]

Read More »

November 1, 2023

Future in focus through improved career services

Following extensive consultation with members and stakeholders, the Victorian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has released its Careers Services Policy Paper, entitled “Boosting Business with Career Services”. It puts forward 29 recommendations that would improve the future of career services, both in Victoria and Australia-wide. These recommendations centre on increasing exposure to the workplace; making […]

Read More »

October 26, 2023

CICA joins the call for Careers for Net Zero

  The necessity of government action to support Australia’s workforce development and emissions reduction goals in a joint statement released on October 26, 2023. The goals are to reach net-zero emissions by 2050 and a reduction of 43% in emissions by 2030. This initiative, called “Careers for Net Zero,” is supported by a coalition of […]

Read More »