Career development is a lifelong process. It is important for students to understand themselves, explore future options, and build career competencies at an early stage. What are the implications for guidance counsellors and the school system in developing career education programs? CERIC’s new literature search Infusing Career Development into K-12 Curriculum underscores some important aspects.
A CERIC-funded research project has produced a free guide to explain the fast-changing field of computing and to inform decision-making around related education and career paths. Computing Disciplines: A Quick Guide for Prospective Students and Career Advisors was developed by an international research team led by Calgary’s Mount Royal University.
There has been much focus recently on the difference between diversity and inclusion – and where they overlap. CERIC newest literature search on the Intersection of Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace focuses on the benefits, barriers and best practices in building both diverse and inclusive organizations.
CERIC is offering a free webinar series: “Impressive” Post-Secondary Career Service Models: What Have We Learned? from November 13 to 17 (Monday to Friday) presented by Dr Peter Dietsche and a group of career service leaders across Canada.
CERIC roadshows are back this fall for a series of networking meetings, where, this time, participants are invited to attend a free documentary screening on career development for older adults, and to learn more about CERIC’s programs.
CERIC is offering a free webinar Pinasuutitsaq – An Intervention Guide for Career Development Practitioners Working with Inuit on Tuesday, November 21 with career development consultant Sophie Mathers of AXTRA (formerly known as RQuODE). The same webinar will be offered in French on Thursday, November 23.
The latest issue of Careering magazine focuses on the theme “Generation Next – Pitfalls, Promise and Potential” and explores current topics including underemployment among young Canadians, the benefits of professional networking, and young people’s expectations of the future job market. It also features two articles based on recent CERIC-funded research, one on impressive Canadian post-secondary career service models, and the other on hope-based interventions to help clients with job search and career planning.
Every child dreams about what they will be when they grow up, but career development in childhood is often downplayed. A new set of CERIC-funded resources seeks to address this. The Early Years: Career Development for Young Children – a Guide for Educators and a Guide for Parents/Guardians – are the result of Memorial University research examining the influence that teachers and parents have on the career development process of young children, aged 3 to 8.
CERIC has announced the recipients of this year’s Graduate Student Engagement Program (GSEP) Award, providing support for four graduate students to attend the Cannexus18 National Career Development Conference, January 22-24, 2018 in Ottawa.
A new report presents case profiles of 15 Canadian post-secondary institutions that have been recognized for having best practices in career service delivery. Insight into Impressive Practices in Career Services: A Reference Guide expands on a CERIC-backed research study, released this spring, that sought to establish the importance that publicly funded universities and colleges place on career development services and to highlight impressive models of career services across the country.