Cloudworks is no longer accepting new user registrations, and will be closing down on 24th June 2019. We hope to make a read-only archive of the site available soon after.
new thinking for careers-work
tracking the possibilities for responsive, reforming & expanding careers-work action
Cloud created by:
4 January 2016
the career-learning café
The information and ideas set out here are long overdue. They re-examine the help offered to clients and students navigating their careers. They raise urgent issues for...
educators, advisers, programme-managers
They relate to all aspects of learning for...
& personal-&-social development
- what's new
Pressures on working life are intensifying & attitudes are changing. There is an accelerating growth of formal & informal ways in which people find out what is going on & figure out what they can do about it.
careers work needs your say on this
sign up on the right and blog below
If people are changing the ways they engage with work then careers workers need to reform the help they offer. There are few twenty-first-century answers to twenty-second-century questions.
There's a lot to catch up on. Key areas of careers-work thinking need updating. The links to the thinking include the originals, so that you can track the background for reform. The new thinking is re-aligned to an increasingly commercial world, driven by a disturbingly clever information technology.
Other links feature a widening range of new & radical ideas for supporting the reform and expansion of careers work. All accommodate new thinking for twenty-first century reform.
> updating career-learning theory
> change, politics & education
> good use for bad news
> career management as hold-&-let
> C20th complacency & C21st failure
> dangers in colluding with power
> ups & downs in life design
> past, present & future feminism
> student-educator-stakeholder partnerships
The implications of all this are far-reaching, both for policy & for education - & for any viable relationship between them.
check for immediate alerts
get periodic updates
by e-mailing 'yes' to bill
Dr Bill Law FRSA