Developing interdisciplinary habits of hand, heart and mind for career development practitioners


  • Gill Frigerio



interdisciplinarity, career development, pedagogy


Within an edition of this journal that is looking at the contribution of differing disciplines to the study and practice career development, this article explores the notion of career as explicitly interdisciplinary, and examines different understandings and implications of that.  From here, it uses Schulman’s ideas of surface, deep and implicit signature pedagogies to consider the implications of our interdisciplinarity for the ‘signature pedagogies’ involved in the training of career development practitioners. It ends with scoping out some priorities for further consideration and arguing for NICEC’s role in articulating the habits of hand, heart and mind involved.


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