Career Planning and Adult Development Journal

Articles from Vol. 27, No. 1, Spring

APPLYING U. S. CAREER DEVELOPMENT LESSONS IN RURAL EGYPT: A Case Study
Since 2003, with funding support from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID-Egypt), the Midwest Universities Consortium for International Activities, Inc. (MUCIA) has provided Egyptian universities and Agricultural Technical secondary...
A VIEW OF GLOBAL CAREER DEVELOPMENT and PRACTITIONER TRAINING
This article first appeared in the Australian Career Practitioner, Vol. 20, No. 4, Summer 2009. Some material has been updated, Reprint permission granted by Editor - Lee Miles.IntroductionThe term globalization is now commonplace. It refers to more...
CAREER DEVELOPMENT in ISRAEL: Characteristics, Services and Challenges
Israel - General BackgroundBasic facts. Israel is a small, developed western-oriented country and a representative democracy, situated in the Middle-East. It is surrounded by Oriental, Islamic countries, and has suffered continuously from security threats...
CAREER DEVELOPMENT in TURKEY: An Evolving Profession
AbstractThe modern country of Turkey lies at a unique place geographically, part Asian and Middle Eastern and part European. For millinea it has been the crossroads of cultures, languages, ideas and trade. As a modern and rising industrial and economic...
DEVELOPMENT and DIVERSIFICATION of CAREER COUNSELING SERVICES in TURKEY
IntroductionThis article focuses on how career counseling services have been developed and diversified in Turkey. In so doing, the aim is not to write a theoretically-driven paper, but rather to furnish career counseling practitioners with practical...
ENTREPRENEURSHIP and CAREER DEVELOPMENT in AFRICA: State of the Art
For more than four decades, research on entrepreneurial careers or entrepreneurship from a career development perspective has continued to receive considerable scholarly interest (Bowen & Hisrich, 1986; Dyer, 1994). Despite the growing research on...
ESTABLISHING the FIRST CAREER CENTER at the UNIVERSITY MENTOURI CONSTANTINE, ALGERIA
Algeria, located in North Africa, has a population of 36.5 million, with 70 per cent under the age of 30. Approximately 1 .5 million undergraduate students are enrolled in Algerian universities and according to the Algerian Ministry of Higher Education...
ETHICS and WORKING with INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS from the MIDEAST/AFRICA: Whose Ethics? Theirs? Mine? Ours?
IntroductionWorking with students from different countries calls upon career development practitioners to be aware of how professional ethics work with their personal and cultural values. This article provides some information and a discussion about...
EXECUTIVE COACHING: Implications for Developing Leaders in the Middle East and Africa
Advancements in career development are vital to sustaining a vibrant, value-added profession for coaches, human resources and career specialists. The changes afoot in the Middle East and Africa provide new opportunities and models for career development...
Introduction to This Issue
Developing promising career development practices to accelerate individual adaptation and enhance adult development is a global challenge. The Career Planning and Adult Development JOURNAL, under Managing Editor Steven Beasley, gifted the field and practice...
TECHNOLOGICAL IMPACT on CAREERS, EDUCATION and CULTURE in the ARAB WORLD
Recent global events and political instability have returned the focus back on the highly controversial region of the world, the Middle East. The Arab world with its dynamic natural resources and rich culture is a center of attention due to overwhelming...
THE REAL GAME'S PRESENCE in the MENA REGION: A Case Study
This article provides a case study involving the use of the Real Game by the Tawteen Project in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The pedagogical foundations of the Real Game Series and the experiential event known as the Qatar Career Fair are discussed...
UNINTENDED OUTCOMES for RETURNING SAUDI COLLEGE GRADUATES
IntroductionThe Kingdom of Saudi Arabia recognizes the long-term need to develop its domestic talent pool. With the development of the long-term strategy for the Saudi economy, as well as the Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission (SACM) that reports to the...