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NICE Academy 2019

Next week I will be attending the Network for Innovation in Career Guidance and Counselling in Europe Academy in Split, Croatia.  A full programme is available at: I will be delivering a Train the Trainer Workshop titled:  Establishing practitioner-led research processes: integrating labour market research into practitioner training Abstract The issue of how to “teach labour market knowledge” to career practitioners is an ongoing topic of debate. The labour market is constantly changing, presenting challenges in ever-new contexts. It is argued that an understanding of the labour market is what makes career guidance unique (Gothard et al, 2001) and that “Labour Market Information (LMI) is important because without it, careers advice or advice to jobseekers is just that, it’s advice” (Attwell and Bimrose, n.d.) To uphold that unique position, it is vital to ensure that LMI is appropriately conveyed, robust and accurate. In addition,