Evidence and impact: careers and guidance-related interventions

Dr Deirdre Hughes

Geoff Gration

The aim of this report is to provide an introduction to a new online professional resource designed to make available international and national research evidence on the impact of careers and guidance-related interventions

This synthesis report highlights the rationale and methodology which has informed the design and development of the Evidence and Impact: careers and guidance-related interventions online professional resource. The contents provide a brief overview of key issues and challenges involved in measuring and assessing the impact of careers and guidance-related interventions.

Current economic conditions place greater emphasis on individuals and organisations being accountable for expenditure and investment made in public services. Issues of accountability, added value and effectiveness are inextricably bound within both public and private sectors.