Can technologically mediated career guidance address inequalities

On Wednesday I was invited to address the OECD’s conference Future dreaming: Career guidance in the age of digital technologies. I was invited to be part of a session looking at the intersection between digital technologies and social justice. This builds on the paper that I published with the OECD earlier this year called Challenging […]

Career education for social justice and equity: In memory of Ronald Sultana

Last week, Rie Thomsen and I gave a webinar to practitioners in Australia via MyFuture. In it we talked about career guidance and social justice, paid tribute to the work of Ronald Sultana and set out our five signposts model. There seemed to be a lot of interest in these approaches. We will hopefully be […]

Flourishing while careering through an imperfect world

Today I’m presenting at the Canterbury Christ Church University conference on Living now, thriving together: Community sustainability and wellbeing for possible futures conference. This is part of my role as a visiting professor at CCCU. I’m going to be talking about Flourishing while careering in an imperfect world. This is what I’m planning to say. […]

Is ‘integrated guidance’ a solution to supporting careers in a hybrid workplace?

Last week my colleague Sikin and I tool part in one of the Cutting Edge webinars organised by CDI and NICEC. These webinars are designed to connect research and theory with practice. This webinar included input from us, Rosemary Mclean, Cathy Brown and Nalayini Thambar. We were all discussing the shift of life and work […]

Exploring the role of secondary teachers in building students career skills and knowledge

Photo by fauxels on On the 4th October 2023 Suzanne Rice and I convened an expert round table to discuss the role of secondary teachers in building students career skills and knowledge. The round table built on a research project which we had been undertaking for the previous six months, which explored the same […]

Presentations on social justice, green guidance and international work in career guidance in Drammen

I’ve just finished a wonderful few days visit to the University of South-Eastern Norway (USN) in Drammen. I was invited to give some guest lectures to their students and to present a paper to their research group on career guidance. I’ve had a great time talking career guidance and research with all of the team […]

Surviving the future: Presentation to Nottingham Business School

Yesterday I was invited to go to Nottingham Business School and talk about the future of career to the Future of Work conference (#fowconferencenbs2024). In the talk I tried to take on some of the big shifts that are happening in work (the growth of automation and AI and the climate in particular) and to […]