ICCDPP Symposium

International Centre for Career Development and Public Policy (ICCDPP): promotes policy sharing and learning in the field of career development in both education and employment sectors. The ICCDPP hosts International symposia, inviting country teams to participate. 


The issue of how governments can support citizens to build fulfilling careers was the focus of the ninth International Symposium for Career Development and Public Policy in Tromsø, Norway on 17th-20th June 2019.

During the Symposium representatives from 33 countries and from UNESCO, the OECD, European Commission, European Training Foundation and the CEDEFOP (the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training) dialogued and identified a range of effective policies and practices.

An Ireland Country Team* attended the ICCDPP Symposium, preparing and submitting the Ireland Country paper in advance.


Access the Ireland Country Team Report 

Access the final ICCDPP Communiqué 


*The Ireland Country Team for 2019, attending on behalf of the Department of Education and Skills (DES), was led by the NCGE Director, Jennifer McKenzie and included Paul King, Chair of the NCGE Management of Guidance Committee (NCGE MGC), DCU Assistant Professor and Chair of Masters in Guidance Counselling Programme.