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Career Education and Readiness

  • Ann M. Brewer
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Abstract

Unlike earlier times, the 21st century careerist has boundless opportunities for learning through developmental and work experiences including education and training. Career learning enables people to detect, communicate, adapt and innovate to withstand achievement in a dynamic and competitive labour market or workplace. An individual is supported by processes and tools for the acquisition, sharing and utilisation of knowledge through education, developmental experiences and at work. The person’s capacity to learn, especially their aptitude to comprehend complex and novel situations and engage effectively with diverse perspectives varies across the lifespan and is dependent on their the foundations of their prior learning.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of NewcastleSydneyAustralia

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