Dr Siobhan Neary

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Position: Acting Head of iCeGS

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About

I am a Principal Researcher (Career Development) overseeing the Centre's continuing professional development (CPD), workforce development and teaching activities. I have a background in the guidance sector which encompasses more than twenty years working as a practitioner, trainer, manager and lecturer. My portfolio includes work on career management and employability, CPD and international development work in Sri Lanka and the United Arab Emirates.

I have an extensive background in teaching and learning in relation to guidance and career management and have developed a number of programmes to support practitioners these include: career management courses, careers education and guidance studies at both undergraduate and post graduate levels. I also take the lead in developing the Centre's bespoke work-based development programmes, including; advanced interview skills, career theory and professional practice workshops for National Careers Service providers.

Professional interests

My reseach interests include career management frameworks, continuing professional development and professional identity for guidance professionals.

Recent publications

  

2016

 

2015

  • Hallam, R., Morris, M., Hooley, T., Neary, S. and Mackay, S. (2015) The role of brokerage within career guidance: a literature review. London and Derby: SQW and International Centre for Guidance Studies, University of Derby.  http://derby.openrepository.com/derby/handle/10545/606949
  • Hooley, T., Hutchinson, J. & Neary, S. (2015). Ensuring quality in online career mentoringBritish Journal of Guidance and Counselling. Published online.
  • Hooley, T., Neary, S., Morris, M. and Mackay, S. (2015) Customer satisfaction with career guidance: a literature review. London and Derby: SQW and International Centre for Guidance Studies, University of Derby.  http://derby.openrepository.com/derby/handle/10545/606946
  • Hutchinson, J., Neary, S., Hooley, T., Hewitt, D., Mieschbueler, R., Dodd, V. and Langley, E. (2015). ‌ Derby: International Centre for Guidance Studies, University of Derby.
  • Johnson, C. and Neary, S. (2015). Enhancing professionalism – progressing the career development sector. Journal of the National Institute for Career Education and Counselling. October 2015 (35): 57-62.
  • Johnson, C. and Neary, S. (2015) A career in career development – the new career development sector progression pathway. Careers Matter 3(1) 14-15.
  • Mackay, S., Morris, M., Hooley, T. and Neary, S. (2015) Maximising the impact of careers services on career management skills: a review of the literature. London and Derby: SQW and International Centre for Guidance Studies, University of Derby.  http://derby.openrepository.com/derby/handle/10545/606950 
  • Neary, S. (2015) Only qualifications count: exploring perceptions of continuing professional development within the career guidance sector. British Journal of Guidance and Counselling. (Published Online)  DOI:10.1080/03069885.2016.1180665
  • Neary, S. (2015). Professional Identity: What's that and what does it have to do with me? NGCE news, Winter 2015 (44): 15-17.
  • Neary, S., Hooley, T., Morris, M. and Mackay, S. (2015) The impact of career guidance on progression in learning and work: a literature review. London and Derby: SQW and International Centre for Guidance Studies, University of Derby.  http://derby.openrepository.com/derby/handle/10545/606946

 

2014

2013

2012

2011

  • Neary, S. (2011). A careers adviser? So what do you do? Journal of the National Institute for Career Education and Counselling, 27: 40-46.
  • Neary, S. & Moore, N. (2011). Statement of Client Entitlement Good Practice Guidance. London: Lifelong Learning UK.

2010

Other publications

  • Neary, S. and Hutchinson, J. (2009). More questions than answers:In: Reid, H. ed. Constructing the Future: Career Guidance for Changing Contexts, Stourbridge: Institute of Career Guidance., pp. 42-50.
  • Neary-Booth, S. and Peck, D. (2009). Career guidance - A call to arms. Career Guidance Today, 17(1): 20-21.
  • Ravenhall, M. Hutchinson, J. and Neary-Booth, S. (2009).‌. iCeGS Occasional Paper. Derby: International Centre for Guidance Studies, University of Derby.
  • Hambly, L. & Neary-Booth, S. (2007). The role of chance in career choice: Planned Happenstance in Action. NCGE Newsletter, October 2007.
  • Brett, M. & Neary, S. (2003). Getting it Right: Reviewing for Quality. Winchester: The Guidance Council.
  • Howard, K., Neary, S. & Rankin, P. (2002). A guide to the Matrix Standard for Higher Education Careers Services.  Winchester: The Guidance Council.
  • Neary, S. (2002). What Works: Signposting and Referral. Winchester. The Guidance Council.

Recent conferences

  • Neary, S. (2013). Challenging professional practice: empowerment through postgraduate CPD. IAEVG Conference. Montpellier, 24-27 September, 2013.
  • Neary, S. (2013). The loss of professional self: How postgraduate professional development can reclaim the identity of the careers practitioner. Researching Work and Learning International conference. University of Stirling, 19-21 June, 2013.
  • Neary, S. and Beizsley, C. (2012). I am here to learn biology, not 'personal development': Testing the Blueprint for Careers. DEHEMS Second International Conference: Employability of Graduates & Higher Education Management Systems, Ljubljana 27 & 28. September, 2012.
  • 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.

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Contact details

Email: s.neary@derby.ac.uk
Campus: Kedleston Road site, Derby Campus