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EDU8606 Lifelong Career Development

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Education
Student contribution band : Band 1
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 20 May 2022


While a career is a significant and integral part of the life of most people, the shape of careers is undergoing considerable change as the world of work moves from an industrial-based model to an information and service-based model. This course focuses on career development as a lifelong process to enable learners (including career development practitioners, educators, counsellors, trainers and other interested professionals) to understand the relevance of career development in education and the contemporary world of work.

This course will introduce students to some of the major theories of career development, particularly those relevant to lifelong adult career development and the changing world-of-work. The course overviews the practices and providers of career development, current international and domestic policy issues, industry trends, and lifespan development and societal issues that relate to career development. In addition to theory, the course entails practical activities for part of the assessment which will require students to complete a set of self-reflective learning tasks that underpin career self-management for lifelong learners.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2022 Online
Date printed 20 May 2022