Specialist Center for Lifelong Learning and Career Guidance Vocational Center
The Center for Experts in Lifelong Learning and Career Counseling, which is a research and development center at the University of Iceland, was established in 2009. The main role of the Center is to increase and strengthen research in the field of study and career counseling in Iceland. by:
- Initiating and conducting research in the field of study and career counseling
- Conducting research-related service projects
- Strengthening research and teaching links
- Co-operating with stakeholders, organizations, organizations, businesses, trade unions, and more
- Promoting collaborative projects and research findings
- Advising on study and career counseling in the community, engage in discussion on career and career counseling, and encourage discussion of it.
Board of Directors
The Center for Experts in Lifelong Learning and Career Counseling is composed of four persons, cf. Article 4 Rules of the Center. This year included:
- Guðbjörg Vilhjálmsdóttir, Professor of Counseling and Career Counsel, Chairman
- Helga Helgadóttir, Chairman of the Association of Study and Career Counselors
- María Dóra Björnsdóttir, Director of the University of Iceland Student Counseling and Careers
- Guðbjörg Andrea Jónsdóttir, Director of the Social Sciences Institute.
Research and courses
An examination of the adaptability of the study and career (Career Adapt-Ability Inventory) is an international measuring instrument that the specialist center has localized and adapted for Iceland. The first course for study and career counselors in the use of the measuring device was held in March 2015, and 12 study and career counselors took part in it.