International Centre for Guidance Studies (iCeGS)

The International Centre for Guidance Studies (iCeGS) is an applied research centre specialising in career development and employability established in 1998.

iCeGS is a research centre with an expertise in career development and widening access. The Centre conducts research, provides consultancy to the career sector, offers a range of training and delivers a number of accredited learning programmes up to and including doctoral level. A history of the Centre is available in the book. Hyde, C. (2014): A Beacon for Guidance.

The Centre employs a team of researchers with a range of academic and professional backgrounds and works closely with a network of research associates and partners who contribute specialist knowledge and capacity. iCeGS has a strong ethos which connects our research to policy and practice.

Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, the sale of our books is limited. Due to staff working patterns, all book sales will be posted on a Wednesday. 

You're Hired! Graduate Career Handbook - Maximise Your Employability and Get A Graduate Job By Tristram Hooley & Korin Grant - £12.00 (Free Delivery) 

The Graduate Career Handbook is the complete guide to graduate career planning and job hunting for students and graduates, offering vital guidance on how to discover your potential, what to do after graduation, how to maximise your employability and kick-start your career.

CPD for the Career Development Professional By Siobhan Neary & Claire Johnson - £16.00 (Free UK Delivery) 

The career development sector is continually evolving in line with changes in society, technology and the needs of clients. Maintaining and developing the skills and knowledge to practise effectively in any part of the sector is a cornerstone of professional practice. Yet in straitened times, the funding and time to undertake Continuous Professional Development can be difficult to find. 

You're Hired! Job Hunting Online - The Complete Guide By Tristram Hooley, Jim Bright & David Winter - £15.00 (Free UK Delivery) 

The internet is transforming the way in which the world of work operates, and those who understand how to make the most of the online environment are best equipped to progress their careers. For those who find the world of social media and online career sites baffling, there’s a risk of being left behind.

Careers Education in Schools. 2nd Edition By David Andrews - £20.00 (free UK Delivery)

The history of the development of careers education in schools and a critical examination of policy, practice and possibilities for the future. 

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Career Development Policy Group

An emergency career development plan to maintain employment, productivity and progression post-Covid-19

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1stiCeGS was awarded the 2018 Outstanding Contribution to Research Excellence Award
30In 2018/19 iCeGS delivered 30 research projects
25This year iCeGS celebrates 25 years as a research centre