The place of culture in the training of career guidance educators

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Gulnaz Zahid and Tom Staunton 2022. The place of culture in the training of career guidance educators. British Journal of Guidance & Counselling. https://doi.org/10.1080/03069885.2022.2069676
AuthorsGulnaz Zahid and Tom Staunton
Abstract

We explored the perspectives of career guidance educators from the UK and Pakistan on the training of new career professionals. A qualitative cross-case comparative design, a functional equivalence sampling approach and telephonic unstructured interviews were used. We identified diverse ways in which cultural-contextual variables were linked in the two contexts. Thematic analysis yielded five major themes: role of culture, culture and career guidance, cultural ideation, pedagogy, and empathy. Findings also show how social justice as a lens reveals significant differences in how these aspects were constructed in Pakistan and the UK. The use of Social Justice theory for career guidance training of new practitioners and the formulation of culture-specific theories of career guidance are discussed.

Keywordsculture ; international comparison; guidance practitioners
Year2022
JournalBritish Journal of Guidance & Counselling
PublisherTaylor & Francis
ISSN1469-3534
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.1080/03069885.2022.2069676
Web address (URL)https://doi.org/10.1080/03069885.2022.2069676
Output statusPublished
Publication dates30 Jun 2022
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Accepted08 Apr 2022
Deposited20 Jul 2022
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