International Centre for Guidance Studies (iCeGS)

iCeGS is an applied research centre specialising in career development and employability

iCeGS news

Professor Tony Watts publishes commentary on NCC report

25 September 2014

Professor Tony Watts has published a commentary on the National Careers Council final report.

UKCES publishes new report on university and employer collaboration

24 September 2014

The UK Commission for Employment and Skills (UKCES) have published a new report entitled ‘Forging Futures: Building higher level skills through university and employer collaboration.’ Professor John Coyne, the vice chancellor of the University of Derby, has provided a forward to the report.

iCeGS project news

iCeGS external evaluation of the Legacy Careers Project 2013-14

15 April 2014

iCeGS staff John Marriott and Tristram Hooley have published the final evaluation report of the Legacy Careers Project. The report concluded that the Legacy Careers Project, a programme delivered by Future Foundations and the London Legacy Development Corporation, has provided schools with an impactful, appealing and cost-effective way of delivering a high quality career education programme.

Education and Training Foundation: research into ITE

10 March 2014

iCeGS together with colleagues from the School of Education at the University of Derby are reviewing aspects of initial teacher education (ITE)in further education provision that will inform the Education and Training Foundation’s strategy and operational activities.

News from the sector

Sutton Trust publishes mobility manifesto

25 September 2014

The Sutton Trust has published a mobility manifesto setting out 10 policies that would underpin greater social mobility in British society.

Action is long overdue to tackle careers guidance crisis

24 September 2014

Pete Henshaw, writing for SecEd, highlights the main points from the National Careers Council's latest report. He asks just how many more negative reports on the UK's careers guidance services are needed before changes are implemented.