International Centre for Guidance Studies (iCeGS)

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

iCeGS news

Inquiring Teachers – Inquiring Learners Conference, 16th July 2014, 10.00 – 4.00pm

17 April 2014

The University of Derby is hosting a dissemination conference on Wednesday 16th July 2014, 10.00 – 4.00pm at the Enterprise Centre, Derby, University of Derby.

Understanding how people choose to pursue taught postgraduate study

17 April 2014

In 2013 the UK funding bodies commissioned the Careers Research and Advisory Centre(CRAC) and iCeGS to undertake research to explore how prospective postgraduate students, particularly those who have spent time away from higher education, make decisions about postgraduate study (PGT).

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

Revised statutory guidance for career guidance in schools published

10 April 2014

The Department for Education have published new statutory guidance for schools.

Date for the diary, Careers 50/50 Reflecting on the past: innovating for the future

9 April 2014

To mark the significant developments over the last 50 years, CRAC, in partnership with NICEC (the National Institute for Career Education and Counselling) which was for many years a research and development organisation supported by CRAC, will be running events over two days in Cambridge.