The three initiatives showcased in this excellent article, UK LMI for All, US College Scorecard, and New Zealand’s Integrated Datasets, demonstrate the richness of information that can be produced by combining information and data from existing sources. In the authors’ words they represent “highly innovative approaches to improving access to accurate, reliable, and timely learning information and labour market information (LMI)”.
It is widely accepted that careers labour market information and intelligence is central to the delivery of good careers guidance practice. With more data becoming available and advances in technology, it is possible to create linkages between data to provide more powerful careers information. How careers information and intelligence is made available, linked and used varies greatly by country, but there are interesting international examples available from which to learn.
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