EAF Accreditation Framework for the European Career Guidance Practitioners at a Glance
This contribution presents EAF Accreditation Framework for the European Career Guidance Practitioners, a framework developed to accredit at European level people delivering career guidance. EAF accredits main tasks, i.e. the 4 main identifiable and self standing activities a person delivering career guidance can accomplish: 1. Deliver information related to career guidance as a separate activity 2. Perform career guidance interviews 3. Carry out career guidance activities in small groups 4. Support clients on 1:1 base during a time span, including by networking and advocating on their behalf. EAF assessment is based on main tasks performance, i.e. during the assessment, the candidate must demonstrate to be capable to carry out the main task(s) for which he/she seeks accreditation. The framework solves most of the challenges incurred when accrediting career guidance practitioners in Europe. EAF focuses on what the person does in practice, notwithstanding the many diverse occupational roles in career guidance in Europe. EAF valuates directly how the practitioner carries out the main task(s) for which he/she seeks accreditation, while other current systems, based for example on educational qualifications, experience, competencies are all indirect, that is to say speculative. ...
ConferenceIAEVG International Conference 2016
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- IAEVG 2009