National Careers Leader & Learning Conference 2019

Thursday 11th to Friday 12th July, at the University of Derby, Enterprise Centre 

 Developing Effective Career Programmes: Evaluation and Impact

With special thanks to headline sponsor 


This two-day national conference is designed to support the Government's Careers Strategy and Statutory Guidance for Schools and Colleges. This year the focus of the conference is evaluation and impact; topics requested by most delegates in 2018.

Confirmed keynote speakers include: Sir John Holman, Gatsby Foundation; Clare MacDonald, Deputy Director Careers and Basic Skills, DfE; Professor Tristram Hooley; Marion Morris; Emily Tanner, Head of Research at The Careers & Enterprise Company.

  • Three keynote panels 
  • Five workshop sessions 
  • Exhibition of careers suppliers
  • Accommodation reserved at Jurys Inn, Derby
  • Conference dinner at the Masa Restaurant
  • Organised by iCeGS at the University of Derby and the Career Development Institute

Target Audience

This second national conference, specifically designed for careers leaders and careers and employability professionals based in schools and colleges, will also be of interest to:

  • Senior and middle career leaders
  • Career teachers
  • Career advisers
  • Governors
  • Employers
  • Widening participation practitioners 
  • QCD and L6 students
  • Enterprise coordinators
  • Local Authority, EBP and LEP representatives

Booking and Accomodation

Accommodation IS NOT included in the conference fee and must be booked by delegates separately. We have been able to achieve a special conference rate at:

  • Jurys Inn, Derby (Tel: 0870 4100 800 Central Reservations) - quoting the reference/code: UNIVER110719. Delegates will be able to book rooms at £80 per night for single occupancy. This hotel is holding 30 rooms for the conference at £80 including breakfast until 11th June. If you do not want breakfast, please book through Jurys Inn Derby or

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