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The APCDA Programs Committee’s 4 webinar track series –

  • Be Updated – International and emerging career practices
  • Be Informed – Private sector and industry developments
  • Be Inspired – Stories of resilience, inspiration, innovation in career practices
  • Be Awakened – Global mindset, trends and issues

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Sustaining Career Development: Using the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

Dr. Candy Ho

Inspired by the United Nations (UN) 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, a university career transition course introduced the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in its curriculum. A natural fit between career education and the UN SDGs was discovered as students pondered three big questions: 

What is the world that I want to live in? 

What do I see are the global problems or opportunities that need our attention? 

What are my talents and experiences that may help address these problems and, in turn, improve the condition of our world?

Similarly, these questions can be – and ought to be – considered when developing programs and honing practices. Incorporating the SDGs, our work can inspire clients to assess their professional aspirations and how these aspirations can be grounded on a broader goal(s) that promotes a sustainable future for our local and global communities. This, in turn, further amplifies the impact of our work by ultimately helping clients realize their mission and purpose.

June 1/2, 2022

Americas

Wed June 1

Asia & Pacific

Thu June 2

North America East Coast

10-11:30 PM *

Samoa

3 – 4:30 PM

North America Central

9 -10:30 PM *

New Zealand

2 - 3:30 PM

North America Mountain

8-9:30 PM *

East Australia, Guam

12:00 – 1:30 PM

North America Pacific

7- 8:30 PM *

Central Australia

11:30 – 1:00 PM

Hawaii

4 – 5:30 PM

Korea, Japan

11 – 12:30 PM

China, Taiwan, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Western Australia

10 -11:30 AM

Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Indonesia

9 - 10:30 AM

Bangladesh, Kazakhstan

8 – 9:30 AM

Nepal

7:45 – 9:15 AM

India, Sri Lanka

7:30 – 9 AM

Pakistan

7 – 8:30 AM

Azerbaijan

6 – 7:30 AM

* We believe this region is observing daylight savings time

Register here: https://asiapacificcda.org/event-4798918

Dr. Candy Ho, EdD CDP, is an educator and scholar specializing in teaching university transition courses; the latter explains why she weaves career development theories into all aspects of her life. In addition to educating the next generation of CDPs in Douglas College, she holds a dual appointment as the inaugural Assistant Professor, Integrative Career and Capstone Learning at the University of the Fraser Valley and as Faculty, Educational Studies at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Prior to becoming a faculty member, Candy has also worked extensively in university student affairs in first-year experience and student transition, campus and residence life, career and volunteer services, co-operative education, and academic advising. Finally, Candy currently serves as Vice-Chair of CERIC. This Canadian charitable organization advances education and research in career counseling and career development to increase Canadians' economic and social well-being.

In attending this webinar, APCDA Professional Members can fulfil the following APCDA Career Service Competencies: Labor Market Information. Read here for more information about APCDA Career Service Competencies.

Be Awakened – Global mindset, trends and issues




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