Guest editor Professor Pete Robertson,Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland, has processed and edited several articles on the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: An inspiration for career development practice
Increasingly career development practitioners around the world are turning to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, to inform and inspire their practice. The article The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals:An inspiration for career development practice provides an overview of the Goals, and it explores what they might mean for career development practitioners and services. The article is written by Professor Pete Robertson, Edinburgh Napier University.
What is decent work, and what does it mean for career guidance?
Decent work is an international concern. It has far-reaching implications for how career development practitioners approach their work. It relates to ethical professional
practice. The article What is decent work, and what does it mean for career guidance? shows how decent work is a concept that can shape what clients should learn from their engagement with career services. The article is written by dr. Fiona Christie, Decent Work and Productivity Research Centre, Manchester Metropolitan University, UK.
Green Guidance and the Great Transformation
“Our world needs climate action on all fronts: everything, everywhere, all at once”.Career guidance has a role to play in moving humanity closer to the resolution of the climatic and environmental crisis. The article Green Guidance and the Great Transformation highlights how career counsellorsplay a significant role in advancing humanity’s efforts to address climate change. The article is written by dr Stefania Maggi, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada.
Career equilibrium and sustainable development
We cannot build our careers on economic growth forever. The earth is a closed system with finite resources to exploit, and a limited capacity to absorb waste products. The article Career equilibrium and sustainable development considers how we can find a new equilibrium for sustainable development. The article is written by Dr Tibor Bors Borbély-Pecze, John Wesley Theological College, Budapest, Hungary.