Careers Registration National Forum 2020 recording series
Includes individual recordings of the sessions and recording packages of the whole conference
Recorded May 2020
This includes all the recorded sessions of the day.
Recorded May 2020
This features recordings of the Keynotes session from the following:
Keynotes 1: Global Developments in Careers Registration by Bob Gilworth, The Careers Group, University of London
Careers Registration has been a ‘game changer’ in terms of addressing new policy needs and meeting the changing needs of students and graduates and institutional strategy. Drawing on experiences from developing the initial methodology, delivering the OFS funded 3 year National learning gain project and supporting colleagues implementing Careers Registration in the UK and in other countries, Bob Gilworth addresses some of the key changes and challenges for HE Careers and Employability, and considers ‘where next’ for Careers registration.
Keynotes 2: Informing the career readiness culture at SOAS: Careers Registration data as an enabler of change
SOAS was one of the original partners in the HEFCE bid, so has been developing Careers Registration since 2015. As a small institution with short feedback loops, they have been able to act fast on feedback from colleagues and students and develop ideas to ensure career thinking becomes part of the institution's culture.
Philippa Hewett, Head of Careers, SOAS, University of London talks about why we have used the Careers Registration in the way we have within SOAS and team members will share mini case studies about initiatives, which have helped to ensure Careers Registration becomes a widely recognised and useful tool for offering differentiated support to students. There has been some debate about whether Careers Registration supports a deficit model of operation, and we hope to show that in fact it is the opposite of that, because it meets students' identified needs rather than the ones we assume they might have.
Dr Kathy Williams, Senior Careers Consultant, describes the rationale behind the Career Thinking workshop series and shares some quantitative and qualitative feedback data from an iteration of the module, demonstrating the potential impact of interventions like this.
David Gilchrist, Careers Consultant, shares some of the ways we have utilised Careers Registration and created activities featuring the stages of career thinking, which have helped to shape the discourse in SOAS.
Anesa Rahman, Careers Intern and SOAS alumna, shares the WP Finalists' calling project she carried out in the summer of 2019, and shares how this has informed our support for this important group of students.
Keynotes 3: Careers Registration National Database by Fiona Cobb and David Winter The Careers Group, University of London
Consultation findings, development plans – polls, feedback
Recorded May 2020
This recording includes poster presentations:
Making Careers Registration Work for Students by Anna Levett
Following 3 years of careers registration, we widened our focus from using the data for planning, to making the survey more student focussed. Over 300 tailored resources are produced. Students were consulted on the emails and language we use, and we mapped all our offers against the stages.
Proposing a Framework for Developing a Programme of Data-led Activity by Colm Fallon
Much of our response to careers registration data has focused on 'at risk' groups. The potential is greater. A framework is proposed outlining how we can respond to wider profiles of students; in a proportionate and targeted way (i.e. adapting activities to specific groups).