National Careers Leader and Learning Conference 2019

Developing Effective Career Programmes: Evaluation and Impact

Thursday 11th to Friday 12th July, at the University of Derby, Enterprise Centre 

This two-day national conference is designed to support the Government's Careers Strategy and Statutory Guidance for Schools and Colleges. In 2018, we looked at achieving the Gatsby Benchmarks. This year the focus of the conference is evaluation and impact; topics requested by most delegates in 2018.

Confirmed keynote speakers include: Sir John Holman, Gatsby Foundation; Clare MacDonald,  Deputy Director Careers and Basic Skills, DfE; Professor Tristram Hooley; Marion Morris; Emily Tanner, Head of Research at The Careers & Enterprise Company

With special thanks to headline sponsor  



Conference outline

Conference themes

Keynote speakers

Target audience

This second national conference, specifically designed for careers leaders and careers and employability professionals based in schools and colleges, will also be of interest to:


Accommodation is not included in the conference fee but we have been able to achieve a special conference rate at:

1) Jurys Inn, Derby (Tel: 0870 4100 800 Central Reservations) - quoting the reference/code: UNIVER110719. Delegates will be able to book rooms at £80 per night for single occupancy. This hotel is holding 30 rooms for the conference at £80 including breakfast until 11th June. If you do not want breakfast, please book through Jurys Inn Derby or

2) Holiday Inn Express Derby (Tel: 0871 902 1607)