Career education is the curricula and programs that provide information and experiences that help youth make meaningful career and education decisions, and is generally administered in K-12. It equips students and young people to make meaningful links between general education and work-life roles; to make relevant career choices across their lifespan; to develop a positive attitudes towards change; and to manage recurrent career transitions. Career education can also refer to educational training related to a specific career field.
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