Economic Value of Careers Guidance



  • The Policy Context
  • General Introduction
  • The Potential of Guidance - Ideas from Economics
  • The Evidence
  • The Future of Guidance Evaluation
  • Conclusion and Notes

Careers guidance is gaining a more prominent position in the public policy agenda. But how effective is it? In particular, how far can it be justified in terms of value-for-money or contribution to economic efficiency? These questions, thoroughly addressed in this report, are of vital concern to guidance professionals, and to all who use guidance services in education, training and the job market.