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  1. Taking action: Achieving a culture change in careers provision (September, 2014)

    Taking action: Achieving a culture change in careers provision is the second report of the National Careers Council. Overview The National Careers Council (NCC) provides advice to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills on a strategic vision for the National Careers Service (NCS) in England. In its first report,...

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  2. Careers education community launch

    The Career Development Institute (CDI) has launched its latest ‘community of interest’ for members working in schools and colleges. The careers education community is being promoted at the strengthening careers education conferences, the last of which is taking place in Birmingham on 1st October. At the moment, the careers education...

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  3. A life in careers: Celebrating the work of Professor A.G. Watts

    In October, NICEC is publishing a special issue of its journal to mark the work of Tony Watts on the eve of his retirement from the world of career education and counselling. The breadth and depth of Tony’s contribution is unmatched in the UK, Europe and internationally. This issue is co-edited...

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    • Projects & Initiatives
    ASPIRES-2 - 14-19 year olds

    The ESRC-funded ASPIRES -2 project based at King's College, London will track the science and career aspirations of a previously studied cohort for the next five years of their lives

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    careersworld

    Regional careers magazines and downloads for young people and those who help them on the careersworld website

    • Teaching & Learning
    Post 16: University access scheme of work

    Seven adaptable 45-minute lessons and pdf resources on key factors to consider when applying to university - Downloadable from The Brilliant Club website

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    • Professional Development
    The UK Register of Career Development Professionals

    To achieve 'registered professional' status, you need to be a member of the Career Development Institute and to hold an approved qualification in careers guidance (at level 6 or above). As a fully registered...

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    Videos: icould

    An online library of free careers videos on the icould website

Blog

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  1. Careers guidance in a spin

    The spin that the government has put on what it has done to improve careers guidance for young people in its response to the Education Select Committee’s follow-up inquiry on careers guidance is truly breath-taking (3rd July). Here is a flavour of it: “The government is determined to remain focused...

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  2. Humility: the quality of being humble

    Elizabeth Whicheloe, a cherished colleague, urged me to listen to the commencement address by Sau Lan Wu at Vassar College where her grand-daughter is one of this year’s graduating students. Professor Wu, a distinguished particle physicist, has participated in the discoveries of the charm quark, the gluon, and the Higgs...

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  3. Doors Open Toronto

    For one weekend at the end of May every year over 150 public buildings in Toronto throw open their doors to the public. It’s a unique opportunity for people to see inside buildings that are important to the life of the city but which are normally closed to them. Many...

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Events

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September

Tuesday 30th

  1. 09:00 start
  2. 16:45 end

October

Wednesday 1st

  1. 10:00 start
  2. 16:00 end

Strengthening Careers Education and Guidance in Schools

  • Conference
  • 245 Broad Street, Birmingham, West Midlands B1 2HQ, UK

Wednesday 8th

Monday 13th

  1. All Day
  2. ends on Fri 17th

November

Wednesday 5th

Thursday 13th

  1. 09:00 start
  2. 17:00 ends on Sat 15th

The Skills Show 2014, NEC Birmingham

  • Show
  • NEC Energy Services, 190 Boldmere Road, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands B73 5UE, UK

Monday 17th

  1. All Day
  2. ends on Tue 18th

CDI Annual Conference

  • Conference
  • 99 Gordon Street, Glasgow, Glasgow City G1 3TA, UK

Thursday 20th

  1. 13:00 start
  2. 13:00 ends on Fri 21st

Friday 21st

  1. All Day
  2. ends on Sat 22nd

Skills London 2014

  • Excel London, London E16 1XL, UK

Wednesday 26th

February

Tuesday 3rd

Thursday 26th

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  2. 15:00 end

National Careers Guidance Show North (Leeds)

  • Show
  • Elland Road, Leeds, West Yorkshire LS11 0ES, UK

March

Wednesday 4th

  1. 09:30 start
  2. 15:00 end

National Careers Guidance Show London (Olympia)

  • Show
  • Kensington High Street, London W8 6SU, UK

Monday 9th

Wednesday 11th

  1. 09:30 start
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National Careers Guidance Show Central (Leicester)

  • Show
  • Filbert Way, Leicester LE2 7FQ, UK

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