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Welcome to Space4Careers, the blog of the Centre for Career & Personal Development at Canterbury Christ Church University. This blog does what it says on the tin, it provides an opportunity for anyone who is interested in all aspects of careers work to find a little bit of space in their busy lives to think about current issues and trends. If you like or dislike, agree or disagree with what you see, please respond and let us have your views. We'd love to hear from you.

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Sunday, 13 July 2014

CPD Network Event

Saturday 19th July 2014

Centre for Career & Personal Development
Canterbury Christ Church University

Rowan Williams Building

CPD Network Event

‘Beyond the Face to Face: Digital media and Careers’

10am till 4.30pm
  • Hear a speaker on using digital media in careers work
  • Discuss the recent Statutory Guidance
  • Hear presentations on recent research
  • Network with colleagues

£25 per person – please note this includes payment for the day and membership of the network from July 2014 – June 2015.

Book a place now by following this link


Looking forward to seeing you

New Senior Visting Fellow for CCPD

David Andrews OBE has been named as a new Senior Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Career and Personal Development at CCCU.  David works as an independent education consultant, trainer, researcher and writer specialising in career education and guidance.  He leads courses for careers leaders and careers advisers, provides consultancy to local authorities, schools and careers companies and has spoken at numerous conferences.  David is a Fellow of the National Institute for Careers Education and Counselling (NICEC) and was an affiliated lecturer at the University of Cambridge’s Faculty of Education for many years.  Most of his work is in the UK but he has worked on projects in East Africa, Kosovo and Pakistan.

David Andrews OBE
David is an honorary life member of the Career Development Institute (CDI).  In 2011 he authored Careers Education in Schools, a book on the history of the development of careers education in schools and which goes on to critically examine current policy, practice and possibilities for the future.  Before moving into freelance work in 1998, he taught in secondary schools and then worked as an advisory teacher in a careers service and an LEA adviser.  David has worked as an adviser to the DfEE, the DfES and the DCSF, but not yet to the DfE.

Dr Hazel Reid, Director of the Centre said:  “We are delighted to welcome David and are looking forward to our association with him over the period to come.  His expertise and knowledge will be of great interest and benefit to our students and researchers.”