Session Programme

Day 1, Thursday 19th October, 15.00-17.00

Session 1.1 – Student dropout and completion in Adult Education.
Room: 1708, Frescativägen 54. Chair: Carina Carlhed

Nairz-Wirth, Vienna, Austria, Dropout of non-traditional students – a matter of failed transition?
Kelly, Wexford, Ireland, Analysis of Dropout from Second Chance Education among Adults in a European Context
Rosvall & Sundelin, Umeå & Stockholm, Sweden, Career trajectories of youth without complete compulsory exam and provision of guidance – Adolescents ambitions and local support in different regions

Session 1.2 Transitions and mobility.
Room: 2503, Frescativägen 54, Chair: Frida Wikstrand

Nielsen, Stockholm , Sweden, Learning from ‘disjuncture’ – learning for work and life transitions
Aapola-Kari et al. Helsingfors, Young People’s First Encounters with Work-life: Finnish Ninth Graders’ Experiences of Short Job Placements and Summer Jobs
Garcia-Murias & Weber, Mannheim, Germany, International mobility within Europe as Life transition: Analysis of training competences of mobility Counselor
Jørgensen, Järvinen & Lundahl, Denmark, Finland & Sweden, Policies of school-to-work transitions and VET in Sweden, Denmark and Finland

Session 1.3 Career choice – conditions and effects.
Room: 2511, Frescativägen 54. Chair: Ann-Sofie Holm

Lundqvist, Umeå/Piteå, Sweden, Time horizons in young people´s narratives of careers
Holm & Rolfsman, Gothenburg & Umeå, Sweden, Factors of importance for career choices and future life among Swedish students in the process of transition to upper secondary education”
Lund & Barmark, Växjö & Lund, Sweden, School choices, school segregation and social cohesion
Andreassen, Bergen, Norway, Taking career competences for granted?

Session 1.4 Enhancing employability: from best practice to critical perspectives.
Room: 2519, Frescativägen 54. Chair: Anki Bengtsson

Sousa-Ribeiro & Sverke Stockholm & Porto, Sweden & Portugal, Too old for work? Associations between perceived age discrimination and job search behavior among older unemployed people in a mediational model
Silander & Berggren, Gothenburg, Sweden, A Career as Self-Employed? Exploring educational structures
Adriana Ornellas, Edman Stålbrandt & Falkner, Barcelona, Spain & Stockholm, Sweden, Best practices in enhancing graduates’ skills for employability: insights from three European countries
Niemi, Kalalahti, Vario, & Jahnukainen, Helsinki, Finland, Diversified transitions and educational equality? Negotiating the transitions of young people with immigrant backgrounds and/or with special educational needs

Day 2, Friday 20 October, 10.00-12.00

Session 2.1 The encounter of young people and career guidance.
Room: 1503, Frescativägen 54. Chair: Ali Osman

Bårdsdatter Bakke, Lillehammer, Norway, A school drop-out might be a community hero. Is it my job to make him a problem?
Skovhus, Århus, Denmark, Career guidance in lower secondary schools – a focus on choice
Osman, Carlhed & Månsson, Stockholm & Mälardalen, Sweden, Following the Footprints of Resilient Students: Challenges in Mapping Social Networks of Students in Upper Secondary School
Zacheus et al, Turku & Helsingfors, Finland, Shared understanding about educational expectations? – The experiences and views of students and local education authorities concerning student counselling

Session 2.2 Inclusion and career learning.
Room: 2411, Frescativägen 54. Chair: Per-Åke Rosvall

Hegyi-Halmos, Budapest, Hungary, The role and practice of lifelong guidance in Hungarian public educational institutions – Teachers’ perceptions about the role of lifelong guidance in high schools
Lovén, Lundahl & Lindblad, Malmö, Umeå & Gothenburg, Sweden, “The career learning curriculum. Contents, activities and promotors in Swedish compulsory schools”
Klindt Poulsen, Thomsen & Buhl, Denmark, ”Insights and Outlooks: career learning in the final years of compulsory school”
Curtis, Stockholm, Sweden, Academic Confidence and Career Decision Making Self-Efficacy: Exploring the Experiences of Students within a Module on University Learning

Session 2.4 Theoretical perspectives on career learning and guidance.
Room: 2419, Frescativägen 54. Chair: Ingela Bergmo-Prvulovic

Hertzberg, Stockholm, Sweden, Autonomy and the conditions for recognition in career guidance counseling practice
Hagaseth Haug, Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, Norway, How does different underlying assumptions of what core elements in CMS ought to be affect the content and organization of career guidance in a school context?
Bergmo-Prvulovic & Åsa Sundelin, Stockholm, Sweden, Theorizing learning dimensions in career guidance: Deconstructing the career guidance practice from a “learning paradox”