The ‘Blueprint’ framework for career management skills: a critical exploration

  title={The ‘Blueprint’ framework for career management skills: a critical exploration},
  author={Tristram Hooley and Anthony G. Watts and Ronald G. Sultana and Siobhan Neary},
  journal={British Journal of Guidance \& Counselling},
  pages={117 - 131}
This article examines the Blueprint framework for career management skills as it has been revealed across sequential implementations in the USA, Canada and Australia. It is argued that despite its lack of an empirical basis, the framework forms a useful and innovative means through which career theory, practice and policy can be connected. The framework comprises both core elements (learning areas, learning model and levels) and contextual elements (resources, community of practice, service… 
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