News from the sector

"Bringing the new strategy for careers to life" - Conference in York on 10th & 11th November 2016

26 September 2016

“Bringing the new strategy for careers to life” - 10th and 11th November 2016, High quality CPD, in the historic city of York Are you responsible for careers work in a school or college? Do you support schools and colleges with developing their programmes of careers education and guidance?

Tony Watts Reader - Now available from Lulu

13 September 2016

Tony Watts Reader now available through Lulu - This single volume, edited by Professor Tristram Hooley of iCeGS and Lynne Barham is dedicated to anthologising his work in a way that is accessible to students, policy makers, researchers and practitioners and contains Watts’ most enduring and key writings about career guidance.

Available now: An exciting new book - Technology in Mental Health: Applications in Practice, Supervision and Training

12 July 2016

An exciting new book has just been released addressing the subject of the use of technology in mental health.

Work commissioned by the Skills Funding Agency undertaken in partnership between iCeGS and SQW

27 June 2016

SQW, in partnership with the International Centre for Guidance Studies (iCeGs) at the University of Derby, has been commissioned by the Skills Funding Agency to deliver a Best Practice Programme for the National Careers Service in England.

A Career in Careers Survey - iCeGS in partnership with the CDI is undertaking a Research Project

2 June 2016

iCeGS in partnership with the CDI is undertaking a research project to find out why career changers choose to work in the career development sector. Little is known about the career development workforce and we would like to better understand the enablers and barriers to attracting new people to our profession. We would value your thoughts on this topic, and all information will be anonymised.

Employability Framework Animation

2 June 2016

The animation presented by Andrew Marsh at the last Employability Framework Task Group is now available on the D2N2 website.

Graduate Market Trends - Spring 2016

12 May 2016

iCeGS News Item in Graduate Market Trends - Spring 2016

iCeGS commissioned by Careers Yorkshire and the Humber to evaluate its work under the government's 'inspiration agenda'.

9 May 2016

iCeGS commissioned by Careers Yorkshire and the Humber to evaluate its work under the government's 'inspiration agenda'.

The Career Development Organisation - Decisions at 18 2016 Event

23 March 2016

Event Overview - With over 50 years in the business, it's not surprising that CRAC's flagship event is back by popular demand. Decisions at 18 2016 is aimed at advisers supporting young people who are considering admissions to Higher Education and alternative routes.

Indian Journal of Career and Livelihood Planning (IJCLP) - is now online

16 March 2016

We are glad to let you know that the new issue (Volume 4, Issue 1) of the Indian Journal of Career and Livelihood Planning (IJCLP), is now online. This issue carries papers from Egypt, India and the USA.

NICEC Call for Papers - Rethinking Career Development for a Globalised World

19 February 2016

The Fellows of the National Institute for Career Education and Counselling (NICEC) are delighted to invite you to contribute to a two day conference to be held on the 21st-22nd September 2016 in Derby.

Working Women in an Ageing Society

5 February 2016

There is a call for abstracts, presentations and posters for the first international conference on Working Women in an Ageing Society.

New book: Introduction to Career Counselling & Coaching

15 October 2015

Hazel Reid has published a new book.

Mid-life career review

25 August 2015

Over the last two years, nearly 3,000 people aged 45-64 have benefitted from the Government-supported pilot

Report on 'Mapping careers provision in schools and colleges in England'

20 July 2015

Research commissioned by the Department for Education (DfE) on careers provision in England has been published.

Annual Conference 2015 for CEG advisers, consultants and careers leaders

6 July 2015

The 18th Annual Conference for CEG careers advisers and consultants and careers leaders in schools and colleges will take place on Thursday 19th and Friday 20th November 2015.

Boris Johnson launches the London Ambitions report

29 June 2015

Last week Boris Johnson, the Mayor of London, launched a report highlighting the importance of giving young people high quality careers advice when they leave school.

The Career Development Institute has published the results of a survey

16 June 2015

The Career Development Insitute (CDI) has published the results of a survey on career education and guidance in schools and links with employers.

Career Studies Research Seminar: Wednesday 10th June 2015 2pm-5pm.

28 April 2015

We are pleased to announce a Career Studies Research Seminar due to take place at Warwick on Wednesday 10th June 2015 2pm-5pm.

Labour pledges face-to-face careers guidance for every student

15 April 2015

News coverage on Labour's pledge to provide individual careers guidance to every school and college student.

New NICEC Journal

15 April 2015

The new issue of the National Institute for Career Education and Counselling (NICEC) is now available.

Government announces new statutory guidance for career guidance and inspiration

30 March 2015

New version of the statutory guidance for career guidance and inspiration.

Opportunity at Teach First to work on careers and employability

25 February 2015

Teach First are recruiting.

The Indian Journal of Career and Livelihood Planning

25 February 2015

The latest issue of The Indian Journal of Career and Livelihood Planning is now available on-line. This issue carries a wide range of papers from around the world on transitions into the world of work.

New Portico jobs board for the Career Development Sector

10 February 2015

The Career Development Institute (CDI), UK-wide body for career development professionals is launching a new jobs board.

International Centre for Career Development and Public Policy 2015 Symposium

19 January 2015

The ICCDPP symposium is an international meeting of policy makers and people with a strategic interest in career development.

New careers and enterprise company for schools

5 January 2015

In December, the department for education announced the creation of a new careers and enterprise company for schools.

A report by an independent panel of experts from education and employers on careers education and guidance in Northern Ireland

23 December 2014

The purpose of the report is to provide advice to the Minister for Employment and Learning and the Minister of Education on the overall direction for the careers education and guidance system in Northern Ireland for all young people and adults.

The CIPD have published a report on the growth of EU labour

9 October 2014

This CIPD report assesses the impact of migrant workers on the UK, highlighting the complexities to the debate.

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.

Online feedback for CDI's National Occupational Standards review

18 September 2014

The Career Development Institute (CDI) has reviewed the Career Development suite of National Occupational Standards (NOS). They are welcoming feedback on their revisions.

NCC publishes second report to Ministers

17 September 2014

The National Careers Council (NCC) have produced a second report to Ministers.

Sir John Holman publishes new article in the guardian

19 June 2014

Sir John Holman publishes new article in the guardian

CSSA launch Future Talent Campaign

16 June 2014

The Careers Sector Stakeholders Alliance (CSSA) launch their Future Talent Campaign with the support of a wide range of employers and sector bodies.

Revised statutory guidance for career guidance in schools published

10 April 2014

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

National strategy for access and student success in higher education

3 April 2014

A 'National Strategy for Access and Student Success' has been published by the Government. The strategy was developed by the Office for Fair Access (OFFA) and the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) to ensure that all those with the potential to benefit from higher education have equal opportunity to participate and succeed.

Ofsted wants schools to lift their game on careers advice

5 March 2014

According to the Independent Newspaper, Ofsted is planning a drive to improve the standard of careers advice in schools.

Careers Sector Stakeholders Alliance Briefing Note 13

22 February 2014

The Careers Sector Stakeholders Alliance (CSSA) has launched their thirteenth briefing note, 'The Role of Employers & Career Professionals in CEIAG'.

British Chambers of Commerce: Skills & Employment Manifesto

6 February 2014

The British Chambers of Commerce have produced a manifesto which focuses primarily on young people's transition from education to employment.

Building the Evidence Base for lifelong Guidance

19 November 2013

The National Centre for Guidance has produced 12 videos by international experts giving their opinions on what are the most critical aspects building the evidence base for lifelong guidance.

Young people and vocational choices in Ireland

31 October 2013

This research from City and Guilds, Centre for Skills Development investigates the perceptions of vocational education and training among young people in the Republic of Ireland. It also looks at the sources of information, advice and guidance used by young people, particularly relating to vocational education.

Careers 2020 Phase Two - A cloudy horizon

17 September 2013

The Pearson Think Tank has published a new report 'Coiffait, L. (2013). A Cloudy Horizon: Careers Services in England Careers 2020 Phase Two.'This report is the second phase of Careers 2020, an independent research programme into careers support.

Careers guidance in schools not working well enough

13 September 2013

A report published by Ofsted today finds that the arrangements for careers guidance in schools are not working well enough. Three quarters of the schools visited for the survey were not implementing their duty to provide impartial careers advice effectively.