This page provides links to initiatives and innovations in Careers Guidance. If you have a project, tool or initiative you would like us to feature on this page please contact us.

Careers work innovation

An international forum on Careers Guidance for sharing ideas on the issues, the possibilities, the design of innovative and effective action and the policies needed to support all of this.

National Guidance Research Forum

The National Guidance Research Forum facilitates knowledge sharing and professional development, together with labour market information for those interested in career guidance research and practice including: practitioners; policy makers; researchers; guidance trainees; tutors and trainers.

GLACIER: Guidance, Learning and Careers at IER

Warwick University Institute for Employment Research web site on Guidance, Learning and Careers providing access to research, tools and innovation.

Learning at Work

This resource has been developed as a joint initiative of the Teaching and Learning Research Programme (TLRP) and the Institute for Employment Research (IER). It draws together findings from across TLRP workplace learning projects and situates these in a broader context of research, policy and practice.

Comparing qualifications

The Institute for Employment Research has since 2004 been working with the qualifications authorities of England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, Wales and the Republic of Ireland on ‘comparing qualifications’. This site outlines the developments that are taking place in each of the five countries and places these in the broader context of what is happening with proposals for a European Qualifications Framework. The ‘comparing qualifications’ tool was designed to help people thinking of working or studying in Ireland or the UK (and tutors and careers advisers).


Website of the Wales based research organisation, Pontydysgu. Amongst other issues, focuses on the use of technology for learning and for knowledge sharing and development, work based learning and careers guidance.

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