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2019

CERIC’s new literature search highlights the role of experiential learning in future-ready careers

The need to effectively bridge the gap between the classroom and the world of work has ignited interest in experiential learning. CERIC’s new literature search, Experiential Learning and Career Development, takes a wide lens to experiential learning or “learning through reflection on doing,” which can include classroom-based learning (eg, case studies, simulations, team work) as…

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2019

The Spring-Summer issue of Careering dives into career assessments

Career professionals often work with clients by using a variety of assessment tools and strategies. How do we identify the right type of tool to fit client needs? The Spring-Summer collaborative issue of Careering magazine with the US-based National Career Development Assessment (NCDA) highlights the theme of “Career Assessments” from a broad range of perspectives.…

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2019

Post-secondary students with disabilities face gaps in career education services

While there has been progress in advancing inclusion for students with disabilities in Canadian colleges and universities, there is still work to be done to reduce structural barriers, discrimination and alienation from access to career education and work-integrated learning, according to the Final Report of a CERIC-funded project undertaken by the National Educational Association of…

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Career development in research and consultancy in STEM

By Angela Rutakomozibwa  I am currently a graduate student at the university of British Columbia (UBC) who is originally a professional trained teacher and educator with over 15 years’ experience in education management. I taught science at an advanced level, in particular physics. Further, I have worked with the Ministry of Education in designing, developing…

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Exploring experiential education and student voice to support school transitions

By Colleen Knechtel Post-secondary education (PSE) decision-making is an extraordinarily complex process (Mueller, 2008) that forces young people to consider not only their personal attributes, values and interests, but also compels them to think deeply about the life they want to lead, and make choices amidst seemingly endless possibilities. Transitions from school-to-work and from high…

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