Ebook of innovative career guidance tools, awarded in the European competition organized by the FUTURE partnership

Authors: Aspire-igen and BFE

“One of the main objectives of the FUTURE project is to give impetus to forward-looking career guidance policy and provision. To enhance career guidance practitioners and experts’ capacity for innovation, the multi-actor partnership initiated a European Contest for Innovative Career Guidance Tools. The competition took place in the second half of 2019 and aimed to enhance, recognize and promote good practices of innovative game-based instruments for career guidance, information and counseling. It was open for career guidance professionals from all European countries.
38 innovative career tools from 13 countries participated in the competition, which demonstrate the range of digital and non-digital approaches which career guidance practitioners use to support their clients in their career planning and aspirations – board games, online assessment tools, classroom activities, mobile applications, career guidance platforms, project-based experiential learning activities.
The awarded best practices, presented below, are a sparkle of inspiration that shows what the future of career guidance will soon be. Read More

Pilot survey results

After conducting technical tests within the consortium, it is time for a pilot implementation. The purpose of this stage was to verify, among people not related to the project – both young people and professionals – the methodology adopted by the consortium to create scenario-based educational games. For this purpose, a two separate surveys directed to two groups of users . During the pilot implementation carried out in 7 countries belonging to the consortium, 81 young people were involved and detailed opinions on the usefulness of the platform were obtained from 56 experts in the field of vocational guidance. Read More