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The World of Online Courses: Moving Careers Support into the 21st century
The University of Reading, in collaboration with the Henley Business School, have just created their very first online careers course, Career Smart, hosted on the FutureLearn platform. This course aims to support those students graduating in 2020 during the summer before they begin their final year and encourages students to think earlier about their transition into the world of work, whilst providing careers advice at scale. As well as planning and writing content, the course educators were filmed, recorded and produced a suite of webinars, podcasts and screencasts to sit alongside the course.

In this webinar, Daniel Mitchell (one of the lead educators) will tell you all about their story – from initial idea to actually launching the course. He will give you a guided tour of what the course looks like, the response from students and academics and you’ll hear how the team developed their digital skills along the way. Daniel will also share the very latest stats on how this new initiative is impacting on our careers registration data and all attendees will receive a fully editable PDF workbook that supplements the online course.

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Victoria, New South Wales, Tasmania, Queensland, ACT - 14:00
South Australia, Northern Territory - 13:30
Western Australia - 12:00


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May 20, 2020 02:00 PM in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

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Daniel Mitchell
Careers Consultant @The University of Reading
Daniel Mitchell works as a Careers Consultant for the University of Reading leading on their Finalist engagement initiative, which aims to raise the ambitions, skills and ability of their final year undergraduate students by engaging them in a range of new activities. As part of his role, he also supports students from the School of Literature and Languages, which includes subjects covering English Language, English Literature and Modern Languages.  Daniel has worked in Careers for just over four years and previously managed an employability award and research internship scheme and it was in this role that he received an AGCAS Award for being an Outstanding Newcomer in 2017. He is currently working towards his Postgraduate Diploma in Career Guidance and Development at the University of the West of Scotland