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March 2018

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Quick Ways to Develop Confidence in Clients (Free Webinar – Wales)

05/03/2018 12:00 - 13:00 View

As interventions get shorter and management targets and expectations increase, it can be a challenge to help an under confident client be successful. In this first interactive webinar for Welsh members, you’ll discover some really quick, unique, and proven techniques which you can teach your clients of any age. They only take a couple of minutes each and they will help your clients nail their next challenge be it an interview, presentation or pitch, whatever the context. Informed by neuroscience, positive psychology and experience, you will discover how to help your clients • set up for success beforehand • consciously manage their nerves from a choice of four techniques to suit their preferences • build rapport linguistically • appear and feel confident.


International Education Week in the UK: Study in Europe & Adding International Education to your careers strategy (Free Webinar)

06/03/2018 14:00 - 15:00 View

IEW2018 gives an overview of the educating opportunities in Europe drawing on his experiences of visiting campuses in Europe and experience of supporting students with EU applications.IEW2018 runs through how to add international education to you careers guidance including the reasons why and what you can use to enrich your practice.

Reflecting on Your Practice: Improving Conversations with Clients (Free Webinar)

06/03/2018 12:30 - 13:30 View

This lunchtime webinar will be of benefit to independent career professionals and others working as career specialists or HR consultants. In a discussion facilitated by Valerie Rowles, Jane Owen who has been operating as an independent practitioner in the career coaching space for 15 years, will share insights gained from “Conversational Intelligence”™, a new lens for viewing conversational dynamics and patterns in the context of neuroscientific discoveries. Jane will explore how she has applied this to her work with clients to catalyze change and grow relationships.


UK Career Development Awards Ceremony and Dinner

07/03/2018 19:00 - View

This is a great opportunity to celebrate and show case the very best UK-wide practice in career development. The aims of the UK Career Development Awards: • To identify and promote excellence in career development • To celebrate and generate a sense of pride in the career development profession and our partners • To raise the profile of career development and the CDI. • Book your place now: £30 + VAT per person or £280 + VAT for table of 10.


To gap or not? Taking a year out: How to make the best use of time (Free Webinar)

08/03/2018 14:00 - 15:00 View

This webinar will look at the benefits and costs of taking a year out and outline the breadth of opportunities (volunteering/culture/languages/expeditions/courses/work placements) available to young people and provide advice about how to plan, prepare for and maximise the benefits of a structured year out.


Measuring the impact webinar - Demystifying impact evaluation (Free Webinar) - Scotland

09/03/2018 13:00 - 14:00 View

Measuring the impact of what we deliver as careers professionals is becoming an essential part of what we do and how we account for the value of our service. This webinar will explore definitions and language around models of impact evaluation and encourage you to embed an 'impact evaluation mindset' when you shape strategy and plan projects. You will have the opportunity to consider how you measure the impact of projects you deliver and how you might use data available to you.

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Career Coaching - Exploring Models and Improving Your Practice

13/03/2018 09:30 - 16:00 View

Adopting a career coaching style and using the skills of the career coach can be transformational in your guidance practice. They offer a new way of working, that fosters independence, accountability and subsequently informed decision making. This one day course presented by Jane North will explore new skills and techniques including higher, level questioning and deep and active listening. With opportunity to practice, you will also be introduced to different coaching models. This programme is skills focused and practical, designed to help you to enhance your guidance practice.


NLP and Careers - Using Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) in CEIAG to Accelerate the Learning and Inform Decision Making (Wales)

14/03/2018 09:30 - 16:00 View

The practical application of NLP strategies and techniques can provide solutions to current challenges within careers education, information, advice and guidance; promoting independent learning, fostering resilience, supporting learner owned decision making and nurturing the right attitude for learning and progression throughout life. This one-day, highly practical course, led by Jayne North, will briefly explore the theory behind NLP and then give you the opportunity to identify and practice preferred techniques and strategies. Using NLP techniques you will be supported to identify how you can challenge limiting beliefs, effectively support motivation and engagement and boost achievement and success in career learning.

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There Has Never Been a More Important Time to Join the UK Register of Career Development Professionals (Free Webinar)

20/03/2018 16:00 - 17:00 View

There has never been a more important time to join the UK Register of Career Development Professionals. The Register is is referenced in the new careers strategy and statutory guidance. Join this webinar to learn about about the benefits of being on the Register, how the CDI supports your professional development and what you need to do to maintain your registered professional status. This webinar will be of value to members throughout the UK wherever you work.

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How to Start a Careers Advice Business of One

27/03/2018 09:00 - 17:00 View

Whether you are sorting out your life following redundancy or just ready to explore new ways of working, this practical one-day workshop will get you energised and provide you with powerful resources to support you in career planning. The day will be split into two halves: the morning is designed to help you better appreciate your talents, abilities and inner motivation. The afternoon will focus on some very practical ideas for action about your future direction. [100% of delegates attending the July day in B'ham rated the event as good or very good. Read actual feedback by viewing the course details.]


Student Conference and Exhibition 2018

28/03/2018 09:00 - 16:15 View

The new generation of career development professionals have a key role to play in the future of the career development sector. This conference will be of interest, relevance and value to students undertaking any of the qualifications accepted for the UK Register of Career Development Professionals.

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