Survey invitation

19 January 2015

The International Centre for Guidance Studies (iCeGS) at the University of Derby and the School of Psychology at the University of East London are conducting a research study about giving advice on career image. They are inviting people to take part in a survey.

iCeGS Policy and Research e-briefing January 2015

19 January 2015

Welcome to the iCeGS policy, research and journal e-briefing , providing up to date information on what is happening in the research area of guidance, education, skills and employment. (Please note some journal titles will not be accessible without the correct permissions).

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.

Professor Tristram Hooley publishes an article on the career of Tony Watts

19 January 2015

Professor Tristram Hooley, of iCeGS, has published an article entitled '‘We wanted to change that particular part of the world’: The role of academics in the career development field, learning from the career of Tony Watts'.

Professor Tristram Hooley has edited a symposium for the British Journal

19 January 2015

Professor Tristram Hooley, of iCeGS, has edited a symposium for the British Journal of Guidance and Counselling on online practice in counselling and guidance.

iCeGS Recruiting a Research Assistant

3 February 2015

The International Centre for Guidance Studies (iCeGS) is recruiting a Research Assistant

Ensuring quality in online career mentoring

3 February 2015

Tristram Hooley, Jo Hutchinson and Siobhan Neary have published an article exploring the issue of quality in online career mentoring.

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.

iCeGS Policy and Research e-briefing February 2015

24 February 2015

Welcome to the iCeGS policy, research and journal e-briefing , providing up to date information on what is happening in the research area of guidance, education, skills and employment. (Please note some journal titles will not be accessible without the correct permissions).

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.

Opportunity at Teach First to work on careers and employability

25 February 2015

Teach First are recruiting.

iCeGS publishes a new report for Teach First

4 March 2015

Tristram Hooley, A.G. Watts and David Andrews have published a new report for Teach First. The report looks at the role of teachers in relation to the provision of career support in schools.

Tristram Hooley publishes 'Explainer: when should children start to think about their careers?' in The Conversation

4 March 2015

Tristram Hooley has published an article in The Conversation about the role of careers advice in primary schools. He highlights the benefits to careers education from an early age.

The Battle over Career Guidance: The Slowest Gunfight in History?

4 March 2015

Tristram Hooley has published a piece in the Huffington Post on 'The Battle over Career Guidance: the Slowest Gunfight in History?'.

New iCeGS report for Teach First receives coverage in the press.

4 March 2015

New iCeGS report for Teach First receives coverage in the press.

Careers in homebuilding

10 March 2015

Nicki Moore and Simon Bysshe from the International Centre for Guidance Studies have been working with the NHBC Foundation to undertake research into young people’s attitudes to careers in homebuilding.

Survey invitation! Research into Higher Apprenticehips

17 March 2015

The International Centre for Guidance Studies (iCeGS) are inviting people to assist them with their research into Higher Apprenticeships.

Tristram Hooley publishes in the Huffington Post

17 March 2015

Professor Tristram Hooley of the International Centre for Guidance Studies (iCeGS) has published an article for the Huffington Post. The article discusses the need for careers guidance professionals in schools.

iCeGS Policy and Research e-briefing March 2015

24 March 2015

Welcome to the iCeGS policy, research and journal e-briefing , providing up to date information on what is happening in the research area of guidance, education, skills and employment. (Please note some journal titles will not be accessible without the correct permissions).

Randi Boelskifte Skovhus - Visitor at iCeGS, March-May 2015

25 March 2015

Randi Boelskifte Skovhus, from Aarhus University, Denmark, is currently visiting iCeGS whilst undertaking research on career guidance for her PhD. Randi presented her project at the iCeGS Associates meeting on March 17, 2015.

Government announces new statutory guidance for career guidance and inspiration

30 March 2015

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

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and e-learning in the Kosovo Education system

30 March 2015

Nicki Moore from iCeGS is working with European partners to develop the ICT and e-learning expertise and infrastructure in Kosovo.

Tristram Hooley publishes in The Guardian

30 March 2015

Tristram Hooley, Professor of Career Education, has published the piece 'What role should teachers play in career guidance?' in The Guardian.

Evaluating training in social pedagogy for Lincolnshire County Council

30 March 2015

Nicki Moore, of iCeGS, is leading a project on social pedagogy, alongside other staff at The University of Derby.

Nicki Moore and Tristram Hooley publish a new report for icould

30 March 2015

icould, is an online careers resource which provides individual’s with access to the work and life experiences of hundreds of people in the form of online careers films.

Tristram Hooley publishes in The Conversation

14 April 2015

Professor Tristram Hooley publishes 'Double U-turn on career guidance leaves coalition playing catch-up on 2010' in The Conversation.

Exciting new book on the work of Tony Watts

14 April 2015

A new book is to be published on he work of Tony Watts.

Career Management Skills Survey

14 April 2015

The International Centre for Guidance Studies (iCeGS) and Cascaid are the UK partners for an Erasmus + project (LEADER, LEarning and Decision making resources). They are conducting a project on career management skills. Please fill out our survey.

New NICEC Journal

15 April 2015

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

Tristram Hooley publishes critique of the revised statutory guidance

15 April 2015

Professor Tristram Hooley has produced the thirtieth in an occasional series of briefing notes on key policy documents related to the future of career guidance services in England.

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.

Professor Tristram Hooley leads workshop on career guidance in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

28 April 2015

The International Centre for Guidance Studies has recently been conducting a number of research, consultancy and training projects in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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.

Professor Tristram Hooley has published an article in the new issue of Graduate Market Trends

30 April 2015

Professor Hooley has published an article this week in the new issue of Graduate Market Trends. It is called 'Careering towards a wall? Career guidance policy and election 2015.'

Rosie Alexander, a doctoral student at iCeGS, has published a paper in the latest Shima journal

30 April 2015

A doctoral student at iCeGS has published a paper in Shima: the International Journal of Research into Island Cultures titled “Career Decision making in Island Communities: applying the concept of the Aquapelago to the Shetland and Orkney Islands”.

iCeGS Policy and Research e-briefing April 2015

30 April 2015

Welcome to the iCeGS policy, research and journal e-briefing , providing up to date information on what is happening in the research area of guidance, education, skills and employment. (Please note some journal titles will not be accessible without the correct permissions).

Professor Tristram Hooley quoted in The Guardian

6 May 2015

Professor Tristram Hooley of iCeGS was quoted in an article in The Guardian yesterday. The article 'Election 2015: the policies that could change our working lives' highlights the main political parties' statements on careers.

International Symposium on Career Development and Public Policy

26 May 2015

The four thematic syntheses for the International Symposium on Career Development and Public Policy are now available.

iCeGS Policy and Research e-briefing May 2015

3 June 2015

Welcome to the iCeGS policy, research and journal e-briefing , providing up to date information on what is happening in the research area of guidance, education, skills and employment. (Please note some journal titles will not be accessible without the correct permissions).

iCeGS attend LEADER conference in Turkey

8 June 2015

Dr. Siobhan Neary and Vanessa Dodd attended the 2nd transnational meeting for the Career Management Skills (CMS) Learning and Decision Making Resources (LEADER) held at Cukurova University in Adana, Turkey.

Professor Tristram Hooley quoted in FE Week

8 June 2015

Professor Tristram Hooley, of the International Centre for Guidance Studies (iCeGS) has been quoted in FE week today.

NICE Conference in Bratislava

9 June 2015

Professor Tristram Hooley and Dr Siobhan Neary attended the recent NICE conference in Bratislava.

Tristram Hooley's inaugural lecture

16 June 2015

Tristram Hooley of iCeGS is giving his inaugural lecture on Thursday, 17th September 2015.

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.

iCeGS 2014 annual report

22 June 2015

iCeGS have produced their 2014 annual report.

The Kent model of career education and guidance

22 June 2015

Tristram Hooley has published The Kent model of career education and guidance.

Professionalising careers work: The view from Europe

22 June 2015

Tristram Hooley discusses the professionalisation of careers work and highlights Siobhan Neary's work on this subject.

Delivering NEET policy packages? A decade of NEET policy in England

22 June 2015

Jo Hutchinson, Vanessa Beck and Tristram Hooley have published a paper on Delivering NEET policy packages? A decade of NEET policy in England.

Jane Artess has been featured in The Sunday Times

29 June 2015

Jane Artess, principal research fellow at iCeGS, has been quoted in The Sunday Times.

iCeGS intern researching work placements

29 June 2015

Natasha Papanicolaou is an intern at iCeGS who is carrying out a research project based on the impact of work placements.

iCeGS intern researching games-based learning

29 June 2015

Sophie Rowe is currently working at iCeGS on a research project about gaming and games-based learning.

iCeGS intern researching 'The Graduate Selfie'

29 June 2015

Beth Cutts is undertaking a research project on the ways in which students present themselves online.

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.

iCeGS Policy and Research e-briefing June 2015

29 June 2015

Welcome to the iCeGS policy, research and journal e-briefing , providing up to date information on what is happening in the research area of guidance, education, skills and employment. (Please note some journal titles will not be accessible without the correct permissions).

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.

iCeGS featured in the new University Research Review

6 July 2015

iCeGS has been featured in the new University of Derby Research Review.

NICEC journal call for papers

7 July 2015

The Journal of the National Institute for Career Education and Counselling (NICEC) has issued a call for papers on career education and guidance and social justice.

The economic benefits of career guidance

8 July 2015

Tristram Hooley and Vanessa Dodd of iCeGS have published a paper on 'The economic benefits of career guidance'.

The Tony Watts Reader is now out!

9 July 2015

The Tony Watts Reader is now out and available to buy online.

D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership

14 July 2015

The Employability Framework is being launched today at the D2N2 Local Enterprise Partnership Annual Conference.

Professor Tony Watts has updated his publication list

14 July 2015

Tony Watts has updated his publication list to include The Tony Watts Reader along with a few other items.

Paper for Careers England receives attention in the media

16 July 2015

Tristram Hooley and Vanessa Dodd's paper 'The economic benefits of career guidance' has received attention on the University Business website.

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.

Tristram Hooley's commentary on the London Ambitions report

20 July 2015

Tristram Hooley has produced a commentary on the London Ambitions report for Careers England.

PhD bursaries available at iCeGS

28 July 2015

iCeGS is currently recruiting PhD students.

Jane Artess publishes 'More than a good CV'

10 August 2015

Jane Artess of The International Centre for Guidance Studies (iCeGS) has published 'More than a good CV' in Graduate Market Trends.

Sector inquiry: Colleges as Community Careers Hubs

10 August 2015

The National Association for Managers of Student Services (NAMSS) in Association with the International Centre for Guidance Studies (iCeGS) are holding a sector inquiry to examine the role of further education colleges in supporting career development in England.

‘If you look the part you’ll get the job’: should career professionals help clients to enhance their career image?

17 August 2015

Tristram Hooley and Julia Yates have published the article '‘If you look the part you’ll get the job’: should career professionals help clients to enhance their career image?' in the British Journal for Guidance and Counselling.

iCeGS Policy and Research e-briefing July / August 2015

18 August 2015

Welcome to the iCeGS policy, research and journal e-briefing , providing up to date information on what is happening in the research area of guidance, education, skills and employment. (Please note some journal titles will not be accessible without the correct permissions).

Beth Cutts, Tristram Hooley and Julia Yates have published 'Graduate dress code'

25 August 2015

The article 'Graduate dress code: How undergraduates are planning to use hair, clothes and make-up to smooth their transition to the workplace' has been published in the August 2015 edition of Industry and Higher Education.

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

Employers’ Experience of Higher Apprenticeships: Benefits and Barriers

10 September 2015

Ruth Mieschbuehler, Tristram Hooley and Siobhan Neary have published a report on employers’ experience and understanding of Higher Apprenticeships.

iCeGS Policy and Research e-briefing September 2015

22 September 2015

Welcome to the iCeGS policy, research and journal e-briefing , providing up to date information on what is happening in the research area of guidance, education, skills and employment. (Please note some journal titles will not be accessible without the correct permissions).

The iCeGS annual lecture: Wednesday 4 November 2015

1 October 2015

This year the iCeGS annual lecture will take place on Wednesday 4 November. Professor Jim Bright will be delivering the lecture.

Jim Bright's workshop: Brilliant CVs – How to provide evidence-based effective job hunting

1 October 2015

Following the iCeGS annual lecture, Jim will also be presenting a workshop. This will take place on Thursday 5 November.

Recording of Tristram Hooley's inaugural

1 October 2015

Professor Tristram Hooley gave his inaugural lecture on 17 September. There is a recording of the lecture now available to view.

Tony Watts Reader launch

8 October 2015

We launched the Tony Watts reader last week.

iCeGS achieve Investors in People silver award!

14 October 2015

We are pleased to announce that we have been successfully re-assessed for Investors in People.

Get Yourself Connected

14 October 2015

Tristram Hooley, Claire Shepherd and Vanessa Dodd have just published a paper looking at the role of technologies in career guidance.

Professor Jim Bright - BOOKING NOW OPEN

14 October 2015

BOOK NOW for Professor Jim Bright's Inaugural lecture: The uncertain story of career development AND Jim's Brilliant CV workshop

New book: Introduction to Career Counselling & Coaching

15 October 2015

Hazel Reid has published a new book.

The Contribution of Further Education and Skills to Social Mobility

29 October 2015

The Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) has published a paper on FE and social mobility.

Tristram Hooley's inaugural lecture published

29 October 2015

Tristram Hooley has now published his inaugural lecture.

iCeGS Policy and Research e-briefing October 2015

2 November 2015

Welcome to the iCeGS policy, research and journal e-briefing , providing up to date information on what is happening in the research area of guidance, education, skills and employment. (Please note some journal titles will not be accessible without the correct permissions).

Who wins the rat race?

12 November 2015

Tristram Hooley has published the article 'Who wins the rat race? Social justice and the graduate labour market.'

Professional Identity: What's that and what does it have to do with me?

19 November 2015

Siobhan Neary has published an article in the Winter 2015 edition of the National Centre for Guidance in Education (NGCE) news.

Review of the Tony Watts Reader

19 November 2015

The Tony Watts Reader has been reviewed in the National Career Development Association's Career Convergence wed magazine.