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The Parker Brothers' 1971 game of "Careers" may be light-hearted but the career decisions faced by young people leaving school today are no game. Those decisions are considered more serious and seem more complex now.
Karen Vaughan discusses findings from the Prospects and Pathways study of young people moving into tertiary study and employment, and their bearing on career guidance principles.
What is alternative education today? What is the nature of its relationship to mainstream schooling? What is and is not possible within a framework that now encompasses alternative as well as mainstream education?