NICEC - CDI: At the Cutting Edge - Research into Practice (Free CPD Event for Members)

Rethinking your practice. Practical ideas from evidence and theory

Tuesday 27th February 2018 - UWS, Paisley Campus, Paisley 

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We are delighted that our eighth free CPD event to be delivered by NICEC fellows, will be held at UWS. These Cutting Edge - Research into Practice days are part of your member benefits package. 

Three topics will be explored: 1) Evidence-based career coaching tools, led by Dr Julia Yates; 2) Career guidance for social justice, led by Professor Tristram Hooley; 3) The future of career development, jointly presented by Julia and Trisrtram. The day has been designed to provide practitioners with practical tools, ideas and practices to help you develop your practice in the light of recent developments in career development theory and practice.

To confirm your place, please complete the booking form - there is no charge for this training day.


NICEC is “Learned Society” with a network of Fellows, in the UK and abroad, who are career education and counselling researchers and practitioners drawn from a wide range of settings. Fellows believe passionately in improving policy and practice through discovering and sharing evidence and developing career education and counselling theory.  We share our knowledge and learn from others through our Seminar series, the NICEC Journal and our publications.

Speaker Profiles

Dr Julia Yates
Julia qualified as a careers adviser 20 years ago and has worked as a practitioner, working with young people, in the University sector and with adult career changers, and as a manager, as the Director of Employability at the University of the Arts, London. Julia set up the MSc in Career Coaching at UEL in 2011 and now runs the MSc in Organisational Psychology at City, University of London. Julia is very interested in the use of coaching approaches in career practice and has written and spoken widely on this topic. Her book The Career Coaching Handbook was published in 2014 and her latest book The Career Coach’s Toolkit is due for publication with Routledge later this year. Julia’s current areas of research are non-conscious career processes and the experiences of women in masculine work environments.

Professor Tristram Hooley
Tristram Hooley is Director of Research at the Careers & Enterprise Company, Professor of Career Education at the University of Derby and Professor II at the Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences. He conducts research and writes about career and career development. He is also a member of the International Centre for Career Development and Public Policy (ICCDPP) executive. He also writes the Adventures in Career Development blog at

Booking onto the event

This one-day CPD event is free to CDI members. Please book your place, so we get the catering right, through the website -

This event will take place at the UWS, Paisley Campus, Paisley PA1 2BE.

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