Mr Tom Staunton

Tom Staunton

Position: Lecturer in Career Development

College: College of Education

Department: Education and Childhood

Subject area: Education Studies & SEND

Research Centre: Centre for Educational Research and Innovation

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About

I am a Lecturer in Career Development at the International Centre for Guidance Studies. I mainly teach on the MA Careers Education and Coaching at the University. My research interests focus on the way the internet and especially social media is changing the field of careers development. I am concerned with how people undertaking career development activities and careers practitioners are affected by this development and could respond to them.

Teaching responsibilities

I mainly teach on the MA Careers Education and Coaching at the University where I take primary responsibility for teaching on theory and on careers information and technology. I also lead on placement provision for the course as well as observing students practice and conducting tutorials.

Qualifications

Undergraduate Qualifications

  • BA Modern History, Oxford Brookes University

Postgraduate Qualifications

  • MA Modern History, Oxford Brookes University
  • PGDip (QCG) Careers Guidance, Nottingham Trent University
  • MA Profesional Practice in Careers Guidance, Nottingham Trent University

I am also currently undertaking a PhD at the University of Derby focussing on the experiences of recent graduates using social media as part of their transition to the world of work.

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