Jo Hutchinson, Principal Researcher (Young People)

Jo Hutchinson

Jo Hutchinson, Principal Researcher (Young People)

Tel: 01332 591367

Email: j.hutchinson@derby.ac.uk

Jo Hutchinson is Principal Researcher (Young People) of the International Centre for Guidance Studies. Jo is a professional social science researcher who has managed numerous research, evaluation, strategy development and consultation projects throughout her career. Her clients include government departments, national and regional agencies, and local authorities. At iCeGS she is responsible for developing, delivering and overseeing all research activities, and the work of iCeGS' research teams.
With a background in economic and community development, Jo's research interests include socially excluded, or NEET, young people, factors affecting choices and experiences of transition, Connexions services, and equality and diversity perspectives. She is currently working on projects associated with the STEM agenda, application of ICT in professional practice, equality and diversity in careers work, corporate careers and evaluations of European projects.  Jo is also Chair of the University of Derby research ethics committee.

Publications include:

2014

Hutchinson, J., & Dickinson, B. (2014). Employers and schools: How Mansfield is building a world of work approach. Local Economy, 29(1-2).

2013

Borbély-Pecze, T.B. and Hutchinson, J. (2013). The Youth Guarantee and Lifelong Guidance: ELGPN Concept Note No. 4. Jyväskylä: The European Lifelong Guidance Policy Network (ELGPN).

Hutchinson, J. (2013). School Organisation and STEM Career-related Learning. York: National STEM Centre.

Hutchinson, J., Moore, N., Davies, A., Thomas, M. and Marriott, J. (2013). Gendered Horizons: Boys' and Girls' Perceptions of Job and Career Choices. Derby: International Centre for Guidance Studies, University of Derby.

2012

Hooley, T., Devins, D., Watts, A. G., Hutchinson, J., Marriott, J. & Walton, F. (2012). Tackling Unemployment, Supporting Business and Developing Careers. London: UKCES.

Hooley, T., Hutchinson, J. and Neary, S. (2012). Supporting STEM Students into STEM Careers: A Practical Introduction for Academics. Derby: International Centre for Guidance Studies (iCeGS), University of Derby.

Hutchinson, J. (2012). Career-related learning and science education: The changing landscape. School Science Review, 346: 91-98.

Hutchinson, J. (2012). Teenage Mothers and Family Career Planning. Derby: International Centre for Guidance Studies (iCeGS), University of Derby.

Hutchinson, J. and Moore, N. (2012). Career Ambitions of Teenage Mothers: Customer Insight Research. Derby: International Centre for Guidance Studies (iCeGS), University of Derby.

Hutchinson, J. and Wagstaff, T. (2012). Young People's Attitudes in England Towards Careers in Food and Drink Manufacturing and Processing. Technical Report.York: Improve, Food and Drink Skills Council.

Moore, N. and Hutchinson, J. (2012). Enthusiasm Trust and Community Space Challenge: Impact Evaluation. Derby: International Centre for Guidance Studies, University of Derby.

Policy Research Institute and International Centre for Guidance Studies (2012). Employer Practice in Progressing Low-paid Staff. London: UKCES.

Policy Research Institute and International Centre for Guidance Studies (2012). Employer Practice in Progressing Low-paid Staff: Case Studies. London: UKCES.


2011

Finegold, P. with Stagg, P. and Hutchinson, J. (2011). Good Timing: Implementing STEM Careers Strategy in Secondary Schools. Coventry: Centre for Education and Industry (CEI),University of Warwick.

Hutchinson, J. (2011). Partnership, capital formation and equality and diversity: Learning from five case studies. In: Barham, L. and Irving, B.A. (eds) Constructing the Future. Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice. Stourbridge: Institute of Career Guidance.

Hutchinson, J. & Bentley, K. (2011). STEM Subjects and Jobs: A Longitudinal Perspective of Attitudes Among Key Stage 3 Students, 2008 - 2010. Derby: International Centre for Guidance Studies, University of Derby.

Hutchinson, J., Korzeniewski, R. and Moore, N. (2011). Career Learning Journeys of Derby and Derbyshire NEETs. Derby: International Centre for Guidance Studies, University of Derby.

Hutchinson, J., Korzeniewski, R. and Moore, N. (2011). Career Learning Journeys of Derby and Derbyshire NEETs: Summary. Derby: International Centre for Guidance Studies, University of Derby.

Hutchinson, J. and Moore, N. (2011). All things being equal. Careers Education and Guidance, Journal of the Association for Careers Education and Guidance. Autumn 2011, pp 4-5.

Hutchinson, J., Rolfe, H., Moore, N., Bysshe, S. and  Bentley, K. (2011). All Things Being Equal? Equality and Diversity in Careers Education, Information, Advice and Guidance. Manchester: Equality and Human Rights Commission.

Moore, N., Christopoulos, M., Dimitriou, K. & Hutchinson, J. (2011). Researching the Aimhigher Greater Manchester Graduate Officer Programme. Derby: International Centre for Guidance Studies.

2011-13 Conference Presentations:

2013

Hutchinson, J. (2013).  'STEM career related learning: school leaders' perspectives and future benchmarking' Presentation to STEM Careers Project Seminar, London, 29th April 2013.

Hutchinson, J. (2013).  The changing landscape of NEET policy, NICEC Seminar, University of Derby, 8th May 2013.

Hutchinson, J. and Neary, S. (2013). Career Learning and employers: What young learners in Mansfield want from their career learning programmes in school; Mansfield, 13th February 2013.

Embedding Careers Awareness in STEM Courses, HE STEM Programme Conference, Sheffield Hallam University, 19th June 2012; Birmingham University, 29th June, 2013. 

2012

Hutchinson, J. (2012). Careers IAG: A snap,shot of current situation, STEM Leaders Conference, MOSI, Manchester, 1st October, 2012; and RAL Centre, Reading, 15th November, 2012. 

Hutchinson, J. and Moore, N. (2012). Enthusiasm Impact Research, Presentation to Trustees, Derby, 8th October, 2012.

Hutchinson, J. and Neary, S. (2012). Ethical Issues in Professional Practice. NAtional Career Guidance Show, Wembley, London. 7th March, 2012.

Hutchinson, J., Neary, S. and Hooley, T. (2012). A fragile professionalism , Professionalism Conference, University of Derby, 28th June 2012.

2011

Hutchinson, J. (2011).  "Careering through the web", New Adventures in Labour Market Information Conference, Nottingham University, Nottingham, 21st July, 2011.

Hutchinson, J. (2011).  "Inspiring young people in STEM", presentation to Higher Education and School Partnerships conference, Neil Stewart Associates Conference, London, 19th May, 2011.

Hutchinson, J. (2011).  "The role of IAG in challenging stereotypes and promoting equality" National IAG Conference, Hallam Centre, London, 31st March, 2011.

Neary, S. & Hutchinson, J. (2011). Ethical Practice in a Time of Change and Competition: Seminar Presentation, Improving Future Practice: NAEGA Conference, London, 17th October, 2011.

Older publications:

Hutchinson, J. and Moore, N. (2010). Integrating the STEM and careers agendas in schools. Career Guidance Today, 18(3): 10-12.

Hooley, T., Hutchinson, J. and Watts, A.G. (2010). Careering Through The Web. The Potential of Web 2.0 and 3.0 Technologies for Career Development and Career Support Services. London: UKCES.

Hooley, T., Hutchinson, J., & Watts, A. G. (2010). Enhancing Choice? The Role of Technology in the Career Support Market. London: UKCES.

Coldwell, M., Hutchinson, J. Jackson, A. And Steill, B. (2009). Planning Careers Education and Guidance Projects: Learning from the Small‐scale Careers Education and Guidance Initiative. London: Training and Development Agency for schools.

Hutchinson, J. and Parker, G. (2009). How do Young People (in the region) form their Views on Future Learning and Career Options? Derby: International Centre for Guidance Studies, University of Derby.

Neary, S. and Hutchinson, J. (2009). More questions than answers: the role of practitioner research in professional practice. In: Reid, H. ed. Constructing the Future: Career Guidance for Changing Contexts, Stourbridge: Institute of Career Guidance., pp. 42-50.

Ravenhall, M. Hutchinson, J. and Neary-Booth, S. (2009). Understanding Advancement. iCeGS Occasional Paper. Derby: Centre for Guidance Studies, University of Derby.

Bowes, L., Christopoulos, M., Hutchinson, J., Jeffels, S., Richards, L. and Subhra, G. (2008). Community Health Evaluation in Normanton. Derby: International Centre of Guidance Studies (iCeGS), University of Derby and Derby City Partnership.

Hutchinson, J., Stagg, P. and Bentley, K. (2009). STEM Careers Awareness Timelines. Attitudes and Ambitions Towards Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM at Key Stage 3). Derby: International Centre for Guidance Studies, University of Derby. 

Hutchinson, J. and Jackson, H. (2008). Cross-Government Review of Information, Advice & Guidance (IAG) Services for Adults in England. Final Report. Derby: International Centre of Guidance Studies (iCeGS), University of Derby.

Morgan, S., Hutchinson, J. & Crompton, N. (2007). Effective Transitions for Year 8 Students. CeGS Occasional Paper. Derby: Centre for Guidance Studies, University of Derby.

Thorlby, T. and Hutchinson, J. (2002). Partnership Working - A Source Book. London: New Opportunities Fund.

Hutchinson, J. (2000). Urban Regeneration. In: Policy Responses to Social Exclusion, Percy-Smith, J. (Ed) Buckingham: Open University Press.

Hutchinson, J. (1999). Strategic approaches to local regeneration: the Single Regeneration Budget Challenge Fund Regional Studies. 33(2).

Hutchinson, J. (1999). Job Rotation: linking learning, business growth and unemployment? Local Economy. 14(2): 175 - 180.

Hutchinson, J. and Campbell, M. (1998). Working in Partnership - Lessons from the Literature. DfEE Research Report no. 69.  London: DfEE.

Hutchinson, J. and Duffy, K. (1997). Urban Policy and the Turn to Community, Town Planning Review. 68(3): 347 - 362.

Foley, P, Hutchinson, J. and Öztel, H. (1996). From clutter to collaboration: business links and the rationalisation of business support, Regional Studies. 30(5):  516-522.

Foley, P, Mueller, J, Hutchinson, J. and Kondez, A. (1996). Economic Development in Poland:  A local perspective. European Business Review. 96(2) pp. 23-31.

Hutchinson, J. (1995). Can Partnerships which fail succeed? The case of City Challenge, Local Government Policy Making. 22(3): 41-51.

Hutchinson, J. (1994). "Operational issues for partnerships in local economic development", Local Government Studies, 20(3): 335-344

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