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Vocational counselling

Constitutes a part of vocational guidance and consists of providing assistance to individuals in developing a career or vocational plan which is periodically reviewed and revised according to new information, goals and progress made.
Source: NCVER 2013, Australia
A range of activities designed to help individuals make educational, vocational or personal decisions and carry them out before and after they enter the labour market.
Source: UNEVOC/NCVER 2009, Global
Assisting individuals through orientation to learn about relevant opportunities for education, training and work, and facilitating through counselling their career planning.
Source: UNESCO 1984, Global
The counselling of individuals on career, job, learning, education and training opportunities.
Source: ILO 2006, Global
Services (career information, guidance and counselling) intended to assist people of any age and at any point in their lives, to make education, training and occupational choices and to manage their careers.
Source: OECD 2004
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