Jaana Kettunen


General description

Dr. Jaana Kettunen is Professor of Guidance and Vice-director at the Finnish Institute for Educational Research (FIER) of the University of Jyväskylä. Her research that has a strong international orientation revolves around career guidance practice and public policy development with a special interest on the design and use of information and communication technology in career guidance. Dr. Kettunen is research associate at the Florida State University’s Center for the Study of Technology in Counseling and Career Development, USA. She is on the Board of the International Centre for Career Development, and is a chair of ICT Strategy working group of the IAEVG and Technology Committee of the National Career Development Association NCDA. She is a nominated national expert at Cedefop´s CareersNet expert network for lifelong guidance and career development and member of its Advisory Board. She was a Member of Co-ordination unit of European Lifelong Guidance Policy Network ELGPN in 2007-2015.

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Appointments (e.g.)

  • President, International Association for Educational and Vocational Guidance (IAEVG)
  • Research Associate, Florida State University's Center for the Study of Technology in Counseling and Career Development, USA
  • Co-chair of the Technology Committee of the National Career Development Association NCDA, USA
  • Chair of ICT Strategy working group of the IAEVG
  • Board member of The International Centre for Career Development and Public Policy 


Selected publications

  • Kettunen, J., Barnes, S-A., Bimrose, J., Brown, A. & Vuorinen, R. (2023). Career experts´ conceptions of systems development in lifelong guidance. International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, online first. http://doi.org/10.1007/s10775-023-09595-x Open access
  • Kettunen, J. (2023). Career experts’ conceptions of innovation in career development. International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 23(2), 465–480. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10775-021-09509-9 Open access
  • Kettunen, J. & Tynjälä, P. (2022). Bridging the gap between research and practice: Using phenomenographic findings to develop training for career practitioners. International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 22, 247–262. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10775-021-09483-2 Open access
  • Kettunen, J., Lindberg, M., Nygaard, E. & Kardal, J. (2020). Enhancing career practitioners understanding and use of ICT in guidance and counselling. In E. Haug.. T. Hooley, J. Kettunen & R. Thomsen (Eds.), Career and career guidance in the Nordic countries (pp. 163-175). Rotterdam, Netherland: Brill | Sense. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004428096_011 Open access
  • Sampson, J.P., Jr., Kettunen, J., & Vuorinen, R. (2020). The role of practitioners in helping persons make effective use of ICT in career interventions. International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 20, 191–208. https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10775-019-09399-y
  • Kettunen, J. & Makela, J.P. (2019). Practitioners´ conceptions of ethical practice in social networking in career services. International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 19, 345-362.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10775-018-9383-4 Open access
  • Kettunen, J. & Sampson, J.P., Jr. (2019). Challenges in implementing ICT in career services: Perspectives from Career Development Experts. International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 19, 1-18. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10775-018-9365-6 Open access
  • Kettunen, J., & Tynjälä, P. (2018). Applying phenomenography in guidance and counselling research. British Journal of Guidance & Counselling46, 1-11. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03069885.2017.1285006 Open access
  • Sampson, J.P., Jr., Osborn, D.S., Kettunen, J., Hou, P-C., Miller, A.K., & Makela, J. (2018) The Validity of Social Media-Based Career Information. The Career Development Quarterly, 66, 121-134.  https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cdq.12127 Open access
  • Kettunen, J. (2017). Career practitioners´ conceptions of social media and competency for social media in career services. Jyväskylä, Finland: University of Jyväskylä, Finnish Institute for Educational Research. Studies, 32. Dissertation. http://urn.fi/URN:ISBN:978-951-39-7160-1


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