Updating Qualifications for the Career Guidance Profession in Scotland: Navigating the Maze
Allan, G., Moffett, J., & Robertson, P. J. (2013)
Updating Qualifications for the Career Guidance Profession in Scotland: Navigating the Maze. Journal of Perspectives in Applied Academic Practice, 1(2), https://doi.org/10.14297/jpaap.v1i2.62
This paper describes work in progress to modernise the initial training arrangements for the career guidance profession in Scotland. In a process initiated by the University o...
Exploring contributions of project-based learning to health and wellbeing in secondary education
Allison, P., Gray, S., Sproule, J., Nash, C., Martindale, R., & Wang, J. (2015)
Exploring contributions of project-based learning to health and wellbeing in secondary education. Improving Schools, 18(3), 207-220. https://doi.org/10.1177/1365480215599298
Regardless of the aims and purposes of education, recent trends in pedagogy suggest an increasing popularity of project-based learning (PBL) and a focus on interdisciplinary a...
Beyond criminal justice: connecting justice and sustainability
Hallenberg, K. M., & Haddow, C. (2016)
Beyond criminal justice: connecting justice and sustainability. Law Teacher, 50(3), 352-370. https://doi.org/10.1080/03069400.2016.1262985
The potential of higher education in advancing sustainability has been widely accepted and even partly realised, although a wholesale reorientation of core activities and curr...
Factors influencing primary school children's knowledge of wildlife
Huxham, M., Welsh, A., Berry, A., & Templeton, S. (2006)
Factors influencing primary school children's knowledge of wildlife. Journal of Biological Education, 41(1), 9-12. doi:10.1080/00219266.2006.9656050
We examined the wildlife knowledge of primary (aged 4-12) schoolchildren. In particular, we examined the effects of children’s age and gender, and the taxonomy and origin (ind...
Health inequality and careers
Robertson, P. J. (2014)
Health inequality and careers. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 42(3), 338-351. https://doi.org/10.1080/03069885.2014.900660
Structural explanations of career choice and development are well established. Socioeconomic inequality represents a powerful factor shaping career trajectories and economic o...
Career guidance and public mental health
Robertson, P. J. (2013)
Career guidance and public mental health. International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 13(2), 151-164. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10775-013-9246-y
Career guidance may have the potential to promote public health by contributing positively to both the prevention of mental health conditions and to population level well-bein...
The well-being outcomes of career guidance
Robertson, P. J. (2013)
The well-being outcomes of career guidance. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 41(3), 254-266. https://doi.org/10.1080/03069885.2013.773959
The potential for career guidance to impact on well-being has received insufficient attention in the UK. There are both conceptual and empirical reasons to expect that the imp...