Since 2016, a group of NICEC Fellows has been working on a massive book project. Our inspiration came from a conference organised by NICEC in 2016. At this event, we challenged ourselves to ‘rethink career development for a globalised world’. The conference commemorated Rethinking Careers Education and Guidance (Watts, Law, Killeen, Kidd, & Hawthorn, 1996) which for many of us had long served as a touchstone.
Our work began as an attempt to update Rethinking and to build on the discussions that had taken place at the NICEC conference. But it quickly became something more, as we recognised the need to make the new book more international, more multi-disciplinary, and to recognise the multiple traditions and perspectives that characterise the field.
Now, we are delighted to announce the culmination of these collective efforts with the publication of the Oxford Handbook of Career Development. This represents a watershed moment for NICEC and potentially a new landmark for the field.
In lightning talk format, 10 of the authors will give you a taste of their work. This event will feature mini-presentations on the following topics:
- Peter McIlveen (Australia) - Career Assessment
- Ronald G. Sultana (Malta) - Authentic Education for Meaningful Work: Beyond “Career Management Skills”
- Anthony Barnes (UK) - Transformative Career Education in Schools and Colleges
- Gideon Arulmani (India) - The Cultural Preparedness Perspective of Career Development
- Julia Yates (UK) - Career Development Theory: An Integrated Analysis
- Kate Mackenzie Davey (UK) - Organizational Career Development Theory: Weaving Individuals, Organizations, and Social Structures
- Phil McCash (UK) - Cultural Learning Theory and Career Development
- John McCarthy (France) & Tibor Bors Borbély-Pecze (Hungary) - Career Guidance: Living on the Edge of Public Policy
- Peter J. Robertson (UK) - The Aims of Career Development Policy: Towards a Comprehensive Framework
- John Gough (UK) & Siobhan Neary (UK) - The Career Development Profession: Professionalisation, Professionalism, and Professional Identity
This NICEC network event offers an unrivalled opportunity to hear contributions from a wide range of UK-based and international speakers. We look forward to seeing you there.
SPECIAL PURCHASE PRICE
NICEC is pleased to offer members and those interested in this event a discounted price for purchases of the Oxford Handbook of Career Development