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A coaching approach to careers guidance: evaluation of an intervention with students in Further and Higher Education

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posted on 2018-09-19, 11:31 authored by Kay Harness
This thesis researched the techniques of coaching and mentoring and their application in the area of careers guidance and development with students in further and higher education over a two-year period. The Enhanced Model of careers guidance was based on coaching and mentoring techniques; through the process the students would identify skills, start to plan and make decisions about their future. They would also develop their self-esteem, confidence, motivation and self-image. The Enhanced Model was formulated to relate directly to the careers guidance year, taking into account critical decision points relevant to the students such as applying to further or higher education or looking for work. [Continues.]



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A Master's Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Master of Philosophy at Loughborough University.


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