Interview with Lester Oakes

McIlveen, Peter (2010) Interview with Lester Oakes. Australian Journal of Career Development, 19 (3). pp. 4-5. ISSN 1038-4162

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Abstract

Lester Oakes is the President of the International Association for Educational and Vocational Guidance and the Chief Executive of New Zealand Career Services. He has been a leader in the career development field, contributing particularly to matters of public policy and creating a world class-career service in New Zealand. Lester is driven by the belief that the careers industry is a credible contributor to governments' broader economic and social development agendas and is central to achieving governments' education, employment, economic and social policy objectives. He is also a strong advocate for and practitioner of work-life balance.


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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: This article was not refereed. This journal is available online. Final and authorised version first published in the Australian Journal of Career Development in Volume 19, Number 3, published by the Australian Council for Educational Research. Copyright 2010 Australian Council for Educational Research.
Depositing User: epEditor USQ
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Education
Date Deposited: 07 Nov 2011 05:14
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2013 00:51
Uncontrolled Keywords: New Zealand; career education; government policy
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130213 Vocational Education and Training Curriculum and Pedagogy
13 Education > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130305 Educational Counselling
16 Studies in Human Society > 1605 Policy and Administration > 160505 Economic Development Policy
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): C Society > 93 Education and Training > 9301 Learner and Learning > 930103 Learner Development
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/19984

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