Student Conference 2015 Presentations

Each year the CDI organises a Student Conference and in 2015 this was held at the University of Coventry on Tuesday 31st March. PowerPoint presentations from the event can be accessed at:

Keynote Presentations

Understanding the current landscape
Karen O’Donoghue:  President CDI         

Using LMI with clients of all ages
Dr Sally-Anne Barnes:  Senior Research Fellow, Warwick Institute for Employment Research

“Telling Tales”: exploring and applying a narrative career counselling approach
Dr Hazel Reid: Reader in Career Guidance and Counselling and Director of Research in the Faculty of Education at Canterbury Christ Church University

Devolving responsibility for careers guidance to schools – is it working?
David Andrews OBE: Fellow of the National Institute for Careers Education and Counselling


Workshops Presentations

“If you look the part you’ll get the job”: appearance in the workplace and the role of the career development professional
Julia Yates: Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader for the MSc in Career Coaching at the University of East London.

Critical websites – a vital mediation role in the advisers toolkit
Hilary Nickell: qualified Careers Adviser, trainer and author specialising in careers, learning and training information on the internet. He is a Project Manager of Career Companion Online, an all-age professionally mediated web review service, and Resource Companion Online; a content management portal for web-based information.

An overview of the benefits and challenges of working as a Career Consultant in the HE Sector and how the QCG at NTU and Coventry helped to prepare us for this role
Becci Hubbard: Careers Consultant (Business School); The Employability Team, Nottingham Trent University, and Phillip Williams: Career Development Consultant, Career Development Service, Division of Student Experience, University of Leicester,

The Role and Work of NICEC
John Gough: NICEC Fellow and Programme Leader and Senior Lecturer in Career Guidance at the University of Coventry.

An overview of the benefits and challenges of working as a Careers Adviser in a Catholic Sixth Form College and how the QCG at Huddersfield helped to prepare me for this role
John Morrison:  Careers Manager, Aquinas College, Stockport, Manchester.