National Career Leaders Conference 2021: Resources

Keynote Presentations

Thursday 8 July - Keynote 1 - Policy, Vision and Practice

Sir John Holman, Senior Adviser in Education, the Gatsby Foundation, and Independent Adviser on Careers to DfE - Careers guidance: more important than ever

Nicola Hall, Education Director, The Careers & Enterprise Company - To help every young person find their best next step

Friday 9 July - Keynote 2 - Inclusivity

Gideon Arulmani, Director, The Promise Foundation and International Development Consultant - Multicultural models of career guidance  - Watch the Introductory Video

Uuganaa Ramsay, Author and Career Coach - Unconscious bias  - Watch the Introductory Video


Panel Sessions

Thursday 8 July - Panel 1 - Inclusivity

Kelly Dillon, The Careers & Enterprise Company - SEND

Dr Anne Chant, Canterbury Christ Church University - Refugees

Eppie Silverman, Careers Lead, Shoreham Academy, United Learning - ICONS project: The role of schools to prepare an inclusive workforce for tomorrow

Friday 9 July - Panel 2 - Continuity and Transitions

James Corbett, DfE - Higher Technical Qualifications  - Watch the Introductory Video

Kirsti Lord, Deputy Chief Executive, member services, Association of Colleges - Smoothing the Transition to FE

Andrew Webster, Careers & Enterprise Company - Support for FE Colleges



Thursday 8 July - Seminar Session 1

Jo Saward, Careers Lead - Key Stage Transitions

Liane Hambly, Director of Creative Career Coaching - Preparing students for personal guidance - Download the additional resource "Create an introduction video to send to your students"

Dr Emily Tanner, Head of Research, The Careers & Enterprise Company, Isobel Finlay, Evaluation Officer, The Careers & Enterprise Company, and Philippa Hartley, Careers Leader and Education Secondee to the CEC - Using the Future Skills Questionnaire to support inclusive career programmes

Thursday 8 July - Seminar Session 2

Graham Attwell and Chris Percy, Co-Directors, CareerChat UK  - Creative Professional Practice: Using a Careers Chatbot 

Matt Joyce, Regional Lead: North East Ambition & Phil Graham, Primary Facilitator - Career Benchmarks: Primary Pilot 

Dr Siobhan Neary, Head of The International Centre for Guidance Studies - Personal Guidance: Lessons Learned    

Friday 9 July - Seminar Session 3

Jacqui Phipps County Careers and Enterpirse Lead, Josie Finch Enterprise Co-ordinator, New Anglia EAN, Tiffany Evripidou HEC, neaco  - An approach to universal Virtual Work Inspiration

Dr Lyn Barham, CDI Fellow and Project Associate (Research) - Fridays for Future: the career connection

Gareth Brydon, Children & Young People Manager, and Alex Henderson, Student Support Co-ordinator, Thomas Pocklington Trust - Lost in Transition - Challenges, Solutions & Support for vision impaired children and young people . Additional resources can be downloaded here

Friday 9 July - Seminar Session 4

Marie Jobson: Practice and Development Manager - Embedding Careers Across the Curriculum

Sally Emler - Raising Aspirations Co-ordinator - Using Google Sites to make online careers portals for your school

Janet Colledge Careers Education Consultant - Careers Ed in Primary Schools: Building aspiration and inclusivity


Insight Talks

Thursday 8 July - Insight Session 1

Chris Edwards, Head of UK Sales, Unifrog - The complete whole-school destinations platform

Alan Teece, Product Manager, Morrisby Careers - Introducing Morrisby Higher a new careers platform for 6th forms

Nikki Mears, C0-Founder, Naturally Talented Me - How to use insightful talent and labour data to secure local work based opportunities for all

Thursday 8 July - Insight Session 2

Abi Changer, Careers information and quality lead, NHS Health Education England - Pathways to health careers

Sophie Baldry, Senior Marketing Executive, RateMyApprenticeship - Apprenticeships post covid

Gabby Owen, T Level Delivery Division - T Levels - An Introduction


Creative Practice and Resource Talks

Friday 9 July - Creative Practice and Resource Talks Session 1

Huyen Le, MA student in Career Education and Coaching, University of Derby - How to tailor careers support while maintaining an inclusive approach

Ms. Puren Savas Gedikoglu, BAEd, MBA Director & Mentor - Empowering Young People To Become Their Own Career Leaders

Charley Fowler, Area Manager and UK Education Lead, Unifrog - Careers Interview Templates, how to maximise the impact of your careers interviews

Friday 9 July - Creative Practice and Resource Talks Session 2

Rachel Green, Education Engagement and Development Manager - What is the role of the governing body in supporting careers education?

Neil Willis, Regional Lead: Education Challenge & Hannah Cummins, Industry Alignment Coordinator, North East LEP - A work experience framework the future

Gerard Liston, Director, Forum Talent Potential CIC - Career Development: Every subject. Every Year Group. Further resources are available here