The Fellows of NICEC agreed thefollowing statement in 2010.‘The National Institute for CareerEducation and Counselling (NICEC) wasoriginally founded as a research institutein 1975. It now plays the role of a learnedsociety for reective practitioners inthe broad eld of career education,career guidance/counselling and careerdevelopment. This includes individualswhose primary role relates to research,policy, consultancy, scholarship, servicedelivery or management. NICEC seeks tofoster dialogue and innovation betweenthese areas through events, networking,publications and projects.NICEC is distinctive as a boundary-crossing network devoted to careereducation and counselling in education,in the workplace, and in the widercommunity. It seeks to integrate theoryand practice in career development,stimulate intellectual diversity andencourage transdisciplinary dialogue.Through these activities, NICEC aimsto develop research, inform policy andenhance service delivery.Membership and fellowship are committedto serious thinking and innovation incareer development work. Membership isopen to all individuals and organisationsconnected with career education andcounselling. Fellowship is an honourconferred by peer election and signalsdistinctive contribution to the eld andcommitment to the development of NICEC’s work. Members and Fellowsreceive the NICEC journal and are invitedto participate in all NICEC events.NICEC does not operate as a professionalassociation or commercial researchinstitute, nor is it organisationally alignedwith any specic institution. Although basedin the UK, there is a strong internationaldimension to the work of NICEC and itseeks to support reective practice incareer education and counselling globally.’
David Andrews, John Arnold, Jane Artess,Lyn Barham, Anthony Barnes, LaurieCohen, Helen Colley, Audrey Collin, LesleyHaughton, Leigh Henderson, WendyHirsh, Tristram Hooley, Charles Jackson,Arti Kumar, Kate MacKenzie Davey, PhilMcCash, Alllister McGowan, BarbaraMcGowan, Stephen McNair, Claire Nix,Hazel Reid, Jackie Sadler, Tony Watts, DavidWinter.
Gideon Arulmani, Col McCowan, JohnMcCarthy, Peter Plant, James P. Sampson,Ronald G. Sultana, Lynne Bezanson andEdwin Herr.
CO-EDITORS OF THEJOURNAL
Phil McCash, Career Studies Unit, Centrefor Lifelong Learning, University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 7AL.firstname.lastname@example.org Hazel Reid, Centre for Career andPersonal Development, Faculty of Education, Canterbury Christ ChurchUniversity, Salomons, Broomhill Road,Southborough. Kent, TN3 0TG.email@example.com
Anthony Barnes, Barbara McGowan, PhilMcCash and Hazel Reid.
The ofcial title of the journal for citationpurposes is
Journal of the National Institutefor Career Education and Counselling
andthe ISSN number is ISSN 2046-1348. It iswidely and informally referred to as ‘theNICEC journal’.Its former title was
Career Research and Development: the NICEC Journal
, ISSN1472-6564, published by CRAC, and thenal edition under this title was issue 25.To avoid confusion we have retained thenumbering of editions used under theprevious title.
AIMS AND SCOPE
The NICEC journal publishes articles onthe broad theme of career development inany context including:• Career development in the workplace:private and public sector, small,medium and large organisations,private practitioners.• Career development in education:schools, colleges, universities, adulteducation, public career services.• Career development in thecommunity: third age, voluntary,charity, social organisations,independent contexts, public careerservices.It is designed to be read by individualswho are involved in career development-related work in a wide range of settingsincluding information, advice, counselling,guidance, advocacy, coaching, mentoring,psychotherapy, education, teaching, training,scholarship, research, consultancy, humanresources, management or policy. The journal has a national and internationalreadership.
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