2000 word essay
On page 283 of the Patton & McMahon text, Career Development and Systems Theory, there is a discussion of the changing role of career services from a reactive function responding to a perceived need or deficit, to a proactive contribution to society in terms of lifelong learning and well-being.
Discuss the arguments that could support such a shift, and the challenges that this move might face. You should consider economic, social, political, ethical and practical implications.
Support your statements with reference to relevant academic research, journal and newspaper articles, labour market and ABS data