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This paper sets out the relevant UK policy, institutional and economic context; assesses the potential transferability of the host country policy measure to the UK; and notes those issues and developments emerging in the UK that are relevant to the host country policy measure.
In conclusion, there are similarities and differences between Latvia and the UK which offer a rich tapestry of insight to career guidance and counselling provision. The lessons learned from Latvia’s experience in relation to adopting practices that are comparable with the UK will help illuminate new possibilities and provide new opportunities for collaborative working.