Location: Jyväskylä, Finland
Board Position Sought:
- Board member + President/Vice-President
In his work as a trainer and researcher Dr. Raimo Vuorinen has been focusing on the strategic design, implementation and evaluation of lifelong guidance services. Another key interest is Lifelong Guidance policy development. His PhD dissertation thesis 2006 focused on the professional use of Internet based resources in career guidance.
Areas of Work
Dr. Raimo Vuorinen is currently the Co-ordinator of the European Lifelong guidance Policy Network 2007-12 He has worked as a Senior Researcher at the University of Joensuu, Finland 1998-2000 and at the Finnish Institute for Educational Research, University of Jyväskylä, Finland 2000-11. He has been engaged in various national and international evaluations, development projects and in-service programmes in the area of vocational and educational guidance from comprehensive education to higher education in Finland. He has represented Finland in the International Symposia on Career Development and Public Policies as non-governmental representative 2003-2007.
Publications or Key Achievements
Raimo Vuorinen is a Board Member of the International Association for Vocational and Educational Guidance, IAEVG 2007-11 and a Board member of the International Centre for Career Development and Public Policy 2005 onwards. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the European Training Foundation, ETF. He was a Member in the European Commission Expert Group on Lifelong Guidance 2002-2007
Recent publications in English:
Vuorinen, R. & Watts, A. (Eds.). (2010). Lifelong guidance policies: work in progress. a report on the work of the european lifelong guidance policy network 2008-10. Jyväskylä, Finland: European Lifelong Guidance Policy Network.
Vuorinen, R. & Sampson, J. (2009). Ethical guidelines for e-guidance delivery and usage. In Ethical guidelines for e-guidance delivery and usage.
Recent publications in Finnish Language:
Nykänen, S., Karjalainen, M., Vuorinen, R. & Pöyliö, L. (eds.) (2007).Development of regional cross-sectoral networks in lifelong guidance. Ohjauksen alueellisen verkoston kehittäminen Poikkihallinnollinen ja moniammatillinen yhteistyö voimavarana. Jyväskylä: Koulutuksen tutkimuslaitos.
Vuorinen, R. (2006). Internet in guidance or guidance in the Internet? Perceptions of guidance practitioners on the use of Internet as a tool in guidance. Academic dissertation. University of Jyväskylä. Institute for Eduational Research. Research reports 19.
NAEVG-Nordic Association for Educational and Vocational Guidance