Professor Ronald G. Sultana

Ronald G. Sultana is Professor of Educational Sociology and Comparative Education at the University of Malta, where he directs the Euro-Mediterranean Centre for Educational Research (EMCER). He has published 25 volumes and over a hundred articles and chapters in refereed journals and books. Much of his work relates to the linkages between education, development, and the world of work. He has recently participated as a consulting expert in several international studies of career guidance, and has authored or co-authored the survey reports for the European Training Foundation (2003), CEDEFOP (2004, 2008), and DG Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities (Sultana & Watts, 2006). He has worked with Tony Watts on a comparative study of career guidance in the MEDA region (ETF, 2007), and has explored the specificity of guidance in small states (EMCER, 2007).

Address for correspondence: EMCER, University of Malta, Msida MSD 2080, Malta.
E-mail:
ronald.sultana@um.edu.mt
Website: http://www.um.edu.mt/emcer

 

Relevant publications (2010-2015):

Sultana, R.G. (2014) ‘Rousseau’s chains: Striving for greater social justice through emancipatory career guidance.’ Journal for Career Education and Counselling, Issue 33, pp.15-23.
Sultana, R.G. (2014) ‘Livelihood planning and career guidance in Palestine and the broader MENA region.’ International Review of Education, Vol.60, pp.177-197.
Sultana, R.G. (2014).Pessimism of the intellect, optimism of the will’? Troubling the relationship between career guidance and social justice. International Journal of Educational and Vocational Guidance, Vol.14(1), pp.5-19.
Sultana, R.G. (2014) ‘Career guidance for social justice in neoliberal times’. In G. Arulmani, A.J. Bakshi, F.T.L. Leong, & A.G. Watts (Eds) Handbook of Career Development: International Perspectives. Dordrecht: Springer (pp.317-332).*
Sultana, R.G. (2014) ‘Career guidance for social justice in neoliberal times’. In G. Arulmani, A.J. Bakshi, F.T.L. Leong, & A.G. Watts (Eds) Handbook of Career Development: International Perspectives. Dordrecht: Springer (pp.317-332).*
Sultana, R.G. (2013) ‘Career management skills: assessment for learning.’ Australian Journal of Career Guidance, Vol.22(2), pp.82-90.
Hooley, T., Watts, A.G. Sultana, R.G. &Neary, S. (2013) ‘A critical examination of the ‘Blueprint’ model of career development.’ British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, Vol.41(2), 117-131.
Sultana, R.G. (2012) ‘Learning career management skills in Europe: a critical review.’ Journal of Education and Work, Vol.25(2), 225-248.
Sultana, R.G. (2012) ‘Career guidance from a lifelong learning perspective: issues for Europe and beyond.’ International Journal of Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning, Vol.4(2), 51-63 [also available in Chinese]
Sultana, R.G. (2012) ‘Higher education governance: a critical mapping of key themes and issues.’ European Journal of Higher Education, 2(4), pp.345-369.
Sultana, R.G. (2012) ‘Career education: past, present…but what prospects?’ British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, Vol.41, No.1, pp.69-80.
Sultana, R.G. (2012) ‘Flexibility and security? The implications of ‘flexicurity’ for career guidance.’ British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, Vol.45(2), 145-163.
Sultana, R.G. (2011) ‘Lifelong guidance, citizen rights, and the state: reclaiming the social contract.’ British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, Vol.39(2), 179-186.
Sultana, R.G. (2010) ‘Career guidance and social inclusion: a challenge for Europe.’  Australian Journal of Career Development, 19(1), 18-23.
Sultana, R.G. (2015) ‘Mobilising career guidance services around a social justice agenda: a priority for all’. In C. Sanz Lopez & A. Manzanares (eds) Lifelong Guidance: Spanish and International Perspectives.Kluwer (in press).