NISCA Annual Conference

On Thursday 29th November, Mrs Kelly and Mrs Parkhill from the Careers Department attended the annual Northern Ireland Schools’ Careers Association (NISCA) conference, where they were addressed by Mr John O’Dowd, Minister for Eduation as the keynote speaker, and attended a number of workshops on topics such as ‘Applying to university in the European Union’, ‘Applying to study in the USA’, ‘Interview Skills Preparation’, ‘UCAS applications’, ‘Careers in Languages’ and engaged with a number of outside providers, such as Sector Skills Councils, CAFRE, etc.  Both Mrs Kelly and Mrs Parkhill felt it was an informative, relevant and highly useful conference which will allow them to feed the information back to staff and to pupils, keeping everyone right up to date with current developments in Careers Education.  Any pupils wanting further information on these or any other careers issues should call to the careers office.