Prof. Tristram Hooley

Prof. Tristram Hooley
Tristram is Professor of Career Education at the University of Derby, involved in teaching and supervision of doctoral students, research and the mentoring of staff. He is the author of The Careers Leader Handbook.
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Who's CPD is a careers leader responsible for?

Posted by Prof. Tristram Hooley on 01/05/19 11:53

Careers leaders in most schools will probably have at most one or two colleagues who they line manage: the careers administrator and (where schools employ their own internal careers adviser) the careers adviser. The situation is different in schools that have developed a ‘distributed leadership’ approach, with a senior, strategic leader for careers line managing two or three middle, operational leaders. In colleges careers leaders are even more likely to be managing staff and, in some cases, may be responsible for a whole department or even several departments if the role is undertaken by an assistant principal or person at a similar level. Regardless of how many people you directly manage, part of your role as their manager is to support their development and ensure that they have the right CPD to do their job.

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Topics: careers leader, CEIAG

Why is work experience so important?

Posted by Prof. Tristram Hooley on 19/02/19 15:45
Work experience will help you learn.

Work experience is a very important way that we learn and grow. Think about your favourite hobby or sport. Think about the time you have spent doing it, practising it, getting better and discovering new ways to enjoy it. That learning and development happens as a result of the experiences you have had.

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Topics: student advice, work experience


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