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Lifelong Guidance in Finland : Key Policies and Practices (2020)

Toni, A., & Vuorinen, R. (2020). Lifelong Guidance in Finland : Key Policies and Practices. In E. Hagaseth Haug, T. Hooley, J. Kettunen, & R. Thomsen (Eds.), Career and Career Guidance in the Nordic Countries (pp. 127-143). Brill. Career Development Series, 9. https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004428096_009

JYU authors or editors

Publication details

All authors or editors: Toni, Anna; Vuorinen, Raimo

Parent publication: Career and Career Guidance in the Nordic Countries

Parent publication editors: Hagaseth Haug, Erik; Hooley, Tristram; Kettunen, Jaana; Thomsen, Rie

ISBN: 978-90-04-42808-9

eISBN: 978-90-04-42809-6

Journal or series: Career Development Series

ISSN: 2542-9809

Publication year: 2020

Number in series: 9

Pages range: 127-143

Number of pages in the book: 359

Publisher: Brill

Place of Publication: Leiden

Publication country: Netherlands

Publication language: English

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1163/9789004428096_009

Publication open access: Openly available

Publication channel open access: Open Access channel

Publication is parallel published (JYX): https://jyx.jyu.fi/handle/123456789/71565


Finland has a long history of good collaboration between the educational and employment sector regarding lifelong guidance, specifically career guidance. Today, this manifests as having a national strategy for lifelong guidance, good access to high quality services and innovative pilots such as the One-Stop Guidance Centres for youth. The new government led by Prime Minister Sanna Marin has decided to put even more efforts into lifelong guidance. This chapter describes what has been done and what future challenges lie ahead.

Keywords: lifelong learning; choice of profession; career choice; career planning; career guidance; employment services; youth guarantee

Contributing organizations

Ministry reporting: Yes

Reporting Year: 2020

JUFO rating: 3

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