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4.3. involvement in the guidance process – information gathering (level 1) When asked to rate different statements concerning how actively involved they were in their guidance (see table, 4.6), most of the users felt that they had been overall active (73%), active in making plans and setting goals (70%), in gathering information about work or educational opportunities (64%) and in self-exploration and/or information seeking between guidance sessions (62%). A similar proportion felt that they had discussed

their strengths and weaknesses (61%) whereas somewhat fewer agreed that they had, during guidance sessions, discussed how they could learn more about themselves (39%). These responses are in accordance with table 4.4 and 4.5 and with figure 4.1 and supported by the focus group interview results. Respondents rated their perceived involvement in the guidance process on a scale of 1-7 where 1 meant very passive and 7 very active. The value 4 indicates a neutral opinion, neither being particularly passive nor active. Figure 4.2 shows the mean rating of respondents in relations to their demographics. As the figure shows, the us-

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TABLe 4.6 to what extent do you agree or disagree with these statements about your participation in the guidance?

All

5.4

Male

5.2

Female

5.4

29 years old or younger

5.3

30-39 years old

5.4

40-49 years old

5.9

50 years or older

5.2

In a city/municipality over 30 000 inhabitants

5.3

In a city/municipality under 30 000 inhabitants or in rural area

5.5

Compulsory education or less

5.5

Upper secondary education (gymnasium)

5.1

Vocational education (upper secondary level)

5.1

Post secondary- or tertiary education

5.4

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

fiGure 4.2 Â

Perceived involvement in guidance process on the scale of 1-7 where 1 means that the respondent was very passive and 7 very active. the figure shows results by gender, age, residence and educational level

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This present evaluative research, titled Voice of users – promoting quality of guidance for adults in the Nordic countries, examines both th...

Voice of users  

This present evaluative research, titled Voice of users – promoting quality of guidance for adults in the Nordic countries, examines both th...

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