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Recorded: Young People as Agents of Change in Career Education

  • 01 Mar 2021
  • 10:00 PM - 11:30 PM
  • Recorded Video

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Recorded Session

Young People as Agents of Change
in Career Education
by Mayuri Rajput and Stephen Carrick-Davies

Recorded March 11, 2020

At a time when the digital, cultural, and generation gap between learner and teacher is wider than ever, how do practitioners work with youth to innovate and co-design relevant careers and employability training resources to better prepare students for the changing world of work?  In this presentation Social Entrepreneur, Stephen Carrick-Davies presents the work he has been done with Indian youth to develop the www.facework.in resources which includes helping students uncover their Character Strengths, develop a 'Growth Mindset' and master the Soft-Skills needed for the jobs of the 4th Industrial Revolution.  The session will also show how the methodology and resources developed can be used and adapted by others across the Asia Pacific region to better engage inspire and learn from young people.

Mayuri Rajput has completed her Master’s in Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee and wrote her thesis at the Technical University of Dresden, Germany. Her love for mentoring, guiding and coaching others led her to follow her passion, pivoting from Engineering to pursue a "Career in Careers." She has volunteered for different organizations aiming to boost employability skills in young people like Child Rights and You (CRY), Teach India and British Council.   Mayuri is currently doing her second masters in a niche field – Masters in Career Development and Management from Coventry University in UK where she is a ‘Think Higher’ Ambassador responsible to enhance the career aspirations of students in Coventry. Her long-term vision is to help create a paradigm shift in the career landscape of India.

Stephen Carrick-Davies is a social entrepreneur who for the last 30 years has worked for and led non-profit organizations (at CEO level) at both international, national and grass-roots level.  A strong strategic planner, Mr. Carrick-Davies has been able to successfully build partnerships with a very wide range of stakeholders including governments, industry, and international organizations to produce award-winning awareness and educational resources, including on the subject of digital citizenship. Mr. Carrick-Davies has worked in the areas of International Development, Employability & Training and Youth engagement and most recently has spent time in Nepal, India and Bhutan working with young people to better equip young people for the 4th Industrial Revolution.

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