CAREER COUNSELING RESEARCHES AND EXPERIENCE OF CAREER COUNSELORS - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

Loading...

PPT – CAREER COUNSELING RESEARCHES AND EXPERIENCE OF CAREER COUNSELORS PowerPoint presentation | free to download - id: 58ba57-OGU1Y



Loading


The Adobe Flash plugin is needed to view this content

Get the plugin now

View by Category
About This Presentation
Title:

CAREER COUNSELING RESEARCHES AND EXPERIENCE OF CAREER COUNSELORS

Description:

CAREER COUNSELING RESEARCHES AND EXPERIENCE OF CAREER COUNSELORS TRAINING AT VYTAUTAS MAGNUS UNIVERSITY Lijana Navickien Vytautas Magnus university – PowerPoint PPT presentation

Number of Views:171
Avg rating:3.0/5.0
Slides: 16
Provided by: lij9
Learn more at: http://www.kpmpc.lt
Category:

less

Write a Comment
User Comments (0)
Transcript and Presenter's Notes

Title: CAREER COUNSELING RESEARCHES AND EXPERIENCE OF CAREER COUNSELORS


1
CAREER COUNSELING RESEARCHES AND EXPERIENCE OF
CAREER COUNSELORS TRAINING AT VYTAUTAS MAGNUS
UNIVERSITY
  • Lijana Navickiene
  • Vytautas Magnus university
  • Centre for Vocational Education and Research
  • 12 November 2007, Kaunas

2
Researches on career counseling
  • Dissertations
  • Master thesis
  • Scientific articles (journal Vocational
    Education. Research and Reality)
  • National and international projects.

3
Researches within projects
  • Leonardo da Vinci programme project Meeting the
    Needs of Employment European Curriculum
    Guidelines for Lifelong Vocational Counsellors in
    the line with the Challenges of EU Enlargement
  • Leonardo da Vinci programme project Overcoming
    Intercultural and Linguistic Barriers in
    Continuously Accessible Vocational Guidance and
    Counselling
  • European structural fund project Development and
    Implementation of the Master Study Programme
    "Career Counseling"
  • European structural fund project Development and
    implementation of career counseling system
  • European structural fund project Development of
    open information and counseling system (AIKOS)

4
Problems of career counsellors training in
Lithuania
  • There is no consecutive system for career
    counsellors training and professional
    development
  • Lack of attention to the training and
    professional development of career counseling
    practitioners
  • Preparation level to work as counsellors is
    fairly low
  • Career counsellors usually enter counselling
    practice without any particular preparation
  • Career counselors are those retrained people who
    have finished different courses or seminars and
    acquired formally unrecognized competencies of
    career counselor during their practice

5
Problems of career counsellors training in
Lithuania
  • Educational background of career counsellors in
    Lithuania
  • Social studies - 42 (economics - 33 ,
    educology - 21 ,management - 18 , sociology
    12 , psichology 9 )
  • Tehnical studies - 36 (mechanics, building,
    engineering)
  • Humanitarian degrees 10 (filology)
  • Physical studies - 8 (physics, mathematic,
    geography)
  • Natural studies - 4 (biology, agronomy,
    ecology, environmental science)

6
Initiatives for solving career counsellors
training and professional development issues
  • Continuous inconsecutive modular programmes
  • Professional standard for career counsellors
    defining the main areas of activity, functions
    and competencies of counselling specialists, as a
    basis for planning, organizing and evaluating the
    content of specialists initial and further
    training
  • Career counsellors training standard defining the
    main parameters of counsellors training (entrance
    requirements, studies duration, form, objectives
    , content of the studies, strategies for
    evaluation of students achievements, ect.)
  • Master study programme Career designing

7
Experience of career counselors training and
professional development at Vytautas Magnus
University
  • Continuous inconsecutive studies
  • Module based learning
  • Module 2 credits (3 ECTS), 80 hours
  • Target groups educators of vocational
    institutions and secondary schools, labour market
    specialists, labour exchange counsellors and
    personnel managers.

8
Continuous inconsecutive studies
  • Modular programmes for career counselors,
    mediators and business counselors (since 2002)
  • Career designing methodology
  • Introduction into psychological counseling
  • Methods of individuals cognition
  • Methods of personnel selection
  • Methods for counseling long-term unemployed
  • Work with disabled
  • Development of business plan
  • Market researches
  • Information management
  • Leading meetings and discussions

9
Continuous inconsecutive studies
  • Data on completion of the study programmes
  • Career counselors 564
  • 2002 y 80
  • 2003 y 106
  • 2004 y 97
  • 2005 y 117
  • 2006 y 80
  • 2007 y - 84
  • Mediators -114
  • 2002 y 25
  • 2003 y 29
  • 2004 y 25
  • 2005 y - 35
  • Business counselors
  • 2003 y - 49

10
Master study programme Career designing
  • Basic characteristics
  • An expansive master study programme devoted to
    develop competencies in the area of career
    designing
  • Provides a master qualification degree in
    educology
  • Competency-based programme
  • Volume 63 credits (94,5 ECTS)
  • Duration 1,5 year
  • Access requirements - university educational
    background in the fields of social sciences or
    humanities
  • Complementary studies - those who do not have
    basics of educology, psychology and management
    are required to study those supplementary modules
    together with bachelor students during the first
    two semesters.

11
Master Study Programme "Career Designing"
  • Obligatory modules (3 credits)
  • M1 Vocational counseling systems
  • M2 Methodology of activity research
  • M3 Research of vocational training and education
  • M4 Methodology of vocational career research
  • M5 Career counseling in organization
  • M6 Psychological counseling methods
  • M7 Career in different age stages
  • 5 Optional modules (4 credits)
  • M8 Theories of educational sociology
  • M9 Applied educational philosophy
  • M10 Comparative educational policy
  • M11 Applied educational research
  • M12 Methodology for development of project works
  • M13 Lifelong learning quality assessment
  • M14 Systems of educational organization
  • M15 ICT in education
  • M16 Culture and educational change
  • M17 Andragogical didactics

12
Master study programme Career designing
  • Forms of organization
  • Full-time studies. Target group students
    graduated from bachelor level studies without
    practical experience in the field.
  • Extramural studies. Target group career
    counseling practicians from education and labour
    market sector.

13
European structural fund project Development
and Implementation of the Master Study Programme
"Career Designing"
  • Main results
  • Developed and legalized the master study modular
    programme Career Designing.
  • Developed teaching-learning material - tool-kits
    for study modules.
  • Implemented programme and prepared more that 80
    masters in career designing.

14
Intentions for the future
  • Postgraduate study programme based on combination
    of theoretical and practical studies in higher
    school and development of practical skills in
    counselling institution and providing career
    counselors qualification.
  • Scientific journal Career Designing Research and
    Counseling.

15
  • Thank you for attention!
  • Contacts
  • Lijana Navickiene
  • E-mail l.navickiene_at_smf.vdu.lt
  • Tel. 370 37 327827
  • Fax. 370 37 327823
About PowerShow.com