Guest editor Dr. Ingela Bergmo Prvulovic, Ass. Professor in Education at the School of Education and Communication, Jönköping University, Sweden, has processed and edited several theoretical texts.
Career as social and professional representations
Recent theoretical contributions at Veilederforum indicate a need to explore and add new theoretical perspectives to career guidance. Ingela Bergmo Prvulovic presents a framework for understanding these needs by addressing conflicting perspectives on career, why these increasingly collide and why learning is increasingly on the agenda. Read the article Career as social and professional representations written by Dr. Ingela Bergmo Prvulovic.
The Edge of Chaos: Applying the Chaos Theory of Careers
How can the numerous contextual factors that influence individuals’ career decision-making processes, which include change, chance and complexity, be understood and practically addressed in career guidance support? Dr. Anouk J. Albien presents how the Chaos Theory of Careers (CTC) serves as a theoretical and practical contribution to the career guidance and counselling field. Read the article The Edge of Chaos: Applying the Chaos Theory of Careers written by Dr. Anouk J. Albien.
Learning conditions and phases in career guidance and counselling
How is learning facilitated in career guidance and coaching sessions and how is learning integrated in career choice and decision-making processes? Based upon his doctoral thesis Christer Langström invites us to reflect upon learning conditions and phases in career guidance, counselling and coaching conversations. Read the article Learning conditions and phases in career guidance and counselling written by Christer Langström.
Effective career guidance support for girls and women: the same or different?
Can the same theoretical framework for career guidance support be applied to all client groups? Should career guidance practice, for example, treat girls and women in exactly the same way as boys and men? Jenny Bimrose invites a moment of reflection on these questions. Read the article Effective career guidance support for girls and women: the same or different? written by Jenny Bimrose.
On supporting agency in career guidance
How do people develop agency in life? And what is the role of career guidance in developing people's agency? Anna Bilon-Piórko invites to a moment of reflection on these questions and encourages us to form ideas about the role of career counselling in the processes in which individuals develop agency. Read the article On supporting agency in career guidance written by Anna Bilon-Piórko.