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  1. Wed 17 Jan

     

     

    Building resilience, Edinburgh

    An afternoon's workshop by AGCAS Scotland aimed at building resilience and how to 'bounce back'.

  2. Mon 22 Jan

     

     

    Using technology to enhance the management of Skills Awards

    The AGCAS Skills Award Task Group are hosting a webinar on ‘Technology Enhancing Skills Awards,’ and it will feature presentations from three institutions. Technology increasingly underpins our skills awards and offers different ways to enhance them such as scaling up, gamification and digital badges, integrating awards with PDP systems and improving reporting of student progress.

  3. Wed 24 Jan

     

     

    Global mobility: supporting our international students to work in the UK or overseas, Birmingham

    THIS EVENT IS NOW FULL

    This one day conference is hosted by the Internationalisation Task Group for any careers professional who works with international students.

  4. Thu 25 Jan

     

     

    Guidance Refresher, London

    This one day course is aimed at experienced guidance practitioners who wish to re-visit career theory and models and refresh their skills. The course will be interactive using case studies and exercises alongside presentation and will provide an opportunity to reflect on guidance practice and share strategies.

  5. Wed 31 Jan

     

     

    Initial Training Teacher Update

    This is a chance for you to get expert information on the details of teacher training opportunities and current developments in ITT, just in time for UCAS Teacher Training opening for 2018-19 applications.

  6. Tue 06 Feb

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    Thu 08 Feb

    MBTI Foundation Programme, Warwick

    This course is being delivered by OPP on behalf of The University of Warwick in collaboration with AGCAS and will qualify you in MBTI Step 1, Parts 1 & 2. An MBTI information sheet is available below.

  7. Tue 06 Feb

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    Thu 08 Feb

    MBTI Foundation Programme, Warwick

    This course is being delivered by OPP on behalf of The University of Warwick in collaboration with AGCAS and will qualify you in MBTI Step 1, Parts 1 & 2. An MBTI information sheet is available below.

  8. Wed 07 Feb

     

     

    Pre-screening: How do recruiters shortlist, London

    A one-day session, for careers and employability professionals who are supporting clients through the early stages of the graduate recruitment process

  9. Wed 14 Feb

     

     

    Introduction to Advice, Newcastle

    A one-day course designed for the non-guidance professional and aimed at improving the effectiveness of short interactions with clients, involving advice rather than guidance.

  10. Tue 20 Feb

     

     

    Introduction to Employer Engagement, London

    A one day course for careers and employability professionals who are new to employer engagement activity

  11. Wed 21 Feb

     

     

    Enhancing your employer network, London

    A one day course for employer engagement professionals who are keen to fine-tune their technique in proactively working with employers.

  12. Thu 22 Feb

     

     

    Developing an Employer Engagement Strategy, London

    This one-day session is for Heads, Deputy Heads and senior careers and employability professionals responsible for developing employer engagement strategy.

  13. Tue 27 Feb

     

     

    Running your own Assessment Centres, London

    A one-day workshop for careers and employability professionals who are supporting clients through the assessment centre stage of graduate recruitment processes.

  14. Tue 27 Feb

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    Fri 02 Mar

    Training the Trainers, Warwick

    A four-day residential course for any staff providing training for peer groups, whether as trainers for AGCAS or running events internally for careers service colleagues, academics or other staff groups. This course is part of the optional Training and Coaching module within the AGCAS/Warwick PG Diploma/MA in CEIGHE, but is open to all.

  15. Wed 28 Feb

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    Fri 02 Mar

    Management of HE Careers and Employability Services, Warwick

    This four-day residential course, delivered in two blocks, is intended to enhance the understanding of the key issues and influences impacting on careers and employability service development and delivery.

  16. Wed 14 Mar

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    Thu 15 Mar

    Introduction to Guidance Interviewing, Warwick

    This two-day practical introduction to guidance interviewing is for advisers with little or no experience, or for those who are new to HE. It is appropriate to both short and longer interventions.

  17. Thu 22 Mar

     

     

    Diagnosing Client Needs, York

    A one-day course for staff moving into initial client contact work or wanting to review current practice in their role.

  18. Wed 18 Apr

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    Thu 19 Apr

    Introduction to Guidance Interviewing, Warwick

    This two-day practical introduction to guidance interviewing is for advisers with little or no experience, or for those who are new to HE. It is appropriate to both short and longer interventions.

  19. Tue 24 Apr

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    Thu 26 Apr

    Group Work, Warwick

    This three-day residential course is intended for careers staff working or planning to work with students and other clients in groups and who wish to develop new approaches to planning and delivery.

  20. Fri 27 Apr

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    Sat 28 Apr

    Career Development Theories Workshop (2 days), Warwick

    This two-day course is compulsory for registrants studying the Career Development Theories module of the joint AGCAS and The University of Warwick MA, PG Diploma, PG Certificate in Career Education, Information and Guidance in Higher Education (CEIGHE) or related PG Award. It is only available to current AGCAS and Warwick students enrolled on these programmes.

  21. Tue 08 May

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    Thu 10 May

    Career Coaching (Information, Advice and Guidance), Warwick

    This three day residential course is suitable for anyone working with students and graduates, who is interested in incorporating coaching skills and strategies into career planning and implementation.

  22. Tue 15 May

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    Thu 17 May

    Work Experience in HE, Warwick

    This three day residential course is intended to enhance the understanding of the key issues and influences impacting on the delivery of work experience in higher education. 

  23. Wed 16 May

     

     

    Guidance Refresher, Edinburgh

    This one day course is aimed at experienced guidance practitioners who wish to re-visit career theory and models and refresh their skills. The course will be interactive using case studies and exercises alongside presentation and will provide an opportunity to reflect on guidance practice and share strategies.

  24. Thu 17 May

     

     

    Introduction to Advice, Bristol

    A one-day course designed for the non-guidance professional and aimed at improving the effectiveness of short interactions with clients, involving advice rather than guidance.

  25. Mon 21 May

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    Fri 25 May

    Guidance Skills (Advanced), Warwick

    This five-day course aims to expand the professional competence of experienced careers advisers by equipping them with the knowledge, structure and higher-level skills necessary to implement a counselling approach to guidance intervention.

  26. Tue 12 Jun

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    Thu 14 Jun

    Challenges of Careers Work in HE, Warwick

    This three-day residential course is intended for all careers service staff, whether new or experienced, who would like to explore the context in which they are working. This course may be particularly suitable for those moving into careers work in HE from other sectors.

  27. Tue 19 Jun

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    Wed 20 Jun

    Employability Advice, Warwick

    This two day residential course is suitable for anyone involved in one-to-one advice work with clients, which relates to key areas of employability eg: job search, initial diagnostic work, work experience/placement advice, starting the career planning process and similar advice topics.

  28. Tue 19 Jun

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    Thu 21 Jun

    MBTI Foundation Programme, Warwick

    This course is being delivered by OPP on behalf of The University of Warwick in collaboration with AGCAS and will qualify you in MBTI Step 1, Parts 1 & 2. An MBTI information sheet is available below.

  29. Fri 22 Jun

     

     

    Pre-screening: How do recruiters shortlist, Glasgow

    A one-day course for careers and employability professionals who are supporting clients through the early stages of the graduate recruitment process.

  30. Tue 26 Jun

     

     

    Introduction to Employer Engagement, Glasgow

    A one day course for careers and employability specialists who are new to employer engagement activity.

  31. Wed 27 Jun

     

     

    Enhancing your employer network, Glasgow

    A one day course for employer engagement professionals who are keen to fine-tune their technique in proactively working with employers.

  32. Thu 28 Jun

     

     

    Developing an Employer Engagement Strategy, Glasgow

    This one-day session is for Heads, Deputy Heads and senior careers and employability professionals responsible for developing employer engagement strategy.

  33. Fri 29 Jun

     

     

    Running your own Assessment Centres, Glasgow

    A one-day workshop for careers and employability professionals who are supporting clients through the assessment centre stage of graduate recruitment processes

  34. Fri 06 Jul

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    Sat 07 Jul

    Research Workshop, (2 days), Warwick

    A two day compulsory course for registrants studying for the Research Project module of the joint AGCAS/The University of Warwick MA, PG Diploma in CEIGHE or related PG Award.  It is only available to current AGCAS and Warwick students enrolled on these programmes.

  35. Tue 24 Jul

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    Thu 26 Jul

    Challenges of Careers Work in HE, Warwick

    This three-day residential course is intended for all careers service staff, whether new or experienced, who would like to explore the context in which they are working. This course may be particularly suitable for those moving into careers work in HE from other sectors.

  36. Tue 11 Dec

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    Thu 13 Dec

    MBTI Foundation Programme, Warwick

    This course is being delivered by OPP on behalf of The University of Warwick in collaboration with AGCAS and will qualify you in MBTI Step 1, Parts 1 & 2. An MBTI information sheet is available below.

  37. Tue 22 Jan 19

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    Thu 24 Jan 19

    Employability and Career Development Learning, Warwick

    This course is suitable for anyone involved in the design and delivery of employability and career development programmes for students. Such programmes can go under a variety of names, including: employability, skills development, career management or career education.

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Building resilience, Edinburgh

An afternoon's workshop by AGCAS Scotland aimed at building resilienc...

17 Jan 2018

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Using technology to enhance the management of Skills Awards

The AGCAS Skills Award Task Group are hosting a webinar on ‘Technology Enhancing Skills Awards,’ and it will feature presentations from three...

22 Jan 2018

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Guidance Refresher, London

This one day course is aimed at experienced guidance practitioners who wish to re-visit career theory and models and refresh their skills. The course wil...

25 Jan 2018

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04 January to 05 January

  1. Heads of Service Conference 2018, Liverpool

16 January

  1. ISE Student Recruitment Showcase 2018

17 January

  1. Building resilience, Edinburgh

22 January

  1. Using technology to enhance the management of Skills Awards

24 January

  1. Global mobility: supporting our international students to work in the UK or overseas, Birmingham

25 January

  1. Guidance Refresher, London

31 January

  1. Initial Training Teacher Update

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