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Professor Rachel Mulvey

ACTING Dean of School

    Rachel is the Acting Dean of School and also holds a personal chair in career guidance. Rachel is a chartered psychologist and associate fellow of the British Psychological Society (BPS). She was on the steering group of the Network for Innovation in Career guidance and Counselling in Europe (NICE) and served on the board of the International Association of Educational and Vocational Guidance.  She is on the scientific committee of ECADOC  which is a pan-European doctoral programme.  A principal fellow of the Higher Education Academy, she was awarded a National Teaching Fellowship in 2013. Recent research focused on how people transfer skills and knowledge from one domain to another. As an Associate Fellow of the Institute for Employment Research at the University of Warwick, Rachel led the French team researching labour market transitions for the European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (CEDEFOP). The psychometric for transferable employability skills (TESS) which she developed for the BBC LabUk has been used by over 36,000 people.


    British Psychological Society - Chartered Psychologist, Associate Fellow

    Career Development Institute - Fellow

    Higher Education Academy - Principal Fellow

    International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance - Advisory Board

    British Journal of Guidance & Counselling - International Editorial Advisory Panel

    L’Orientation Professionnelle et Scolaire - Reviewer

    Warwick University, Institute for Employment Research - Associate Fellow 

    Higher Education Academy - National Teaching Fellow

    Parliamentary Task Force on the Careers Profession - Vice Chair

    Overview




    Bimrose, J., & Mulvey, M. R. (in press). Exploring career decision-making styles across three European countries. Symposium Edition: Supporting learning for labour market transitions. British Journal of Guidance & Counselling.|

    Bimrose, J., Barbarasch, A., Brown, A., & Mulvey, M. R. (in press). Editors. Symposium edition: Symposium: Mid career changes: supporting learning for labour market transitions. British Journal of Guidance & Counselling.|

    Mulvey, M. R. (2015). Brilliant passing psychometric tests. Harlow: Pearson Education |

    Mulvey, M. R. (2014). While I’m retraining, I get the full whack: illuminating narratives of career change. Editor: Antje Barbarasch; Series Editor: David Phillips. International Journal of Comparative Education. Special edition: Labour Market Transitions and Lifelong learning, 9(3) 328-340.|

    Done, J., & Mulvey, M. R. (2013). Brilliant graduate career handbook (2nd ed.). Harlow: Pearson Education.|

    Mulvey, M. R. (2013). How to be a good professional: existentialist continuing professional development (CPD). British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 41(3), 267–276. doi:10.1080/03069885.2013.773961|

    Aldridge, S., & Mulvey, M. R. (Eds.) (2013). Introduction to the symposium edition: Professional regulation: philosophy, policy and practice. British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 41(1), 1–3. doi:10.1080/03069885.2012.754623 |

    Bimrose, J., Mulvey, M. R., & La Gro, N. (2013). Careers guidance and psychology. In R. Bayne & G. Jinks (Eds.), Applied psychology: research, training and practice. (2nd ed., pp. 249–261). London: Sage.|

    Schiersmann, C., Ertelt, B-J., Katsarov, J., Mulvey, R., Reid, H., & Weber, P. (Eds.). (2012). Network for Innovation in Career Guidance and Counselling in Europe (NICE). Nice Handbook for the academic training of career guidance and counselling professionals. Heidelberg: University of Heidelberg.|

    Mulvey, M. R. (2011). The Careers Profession Task Force: Vice Chair’s perspective. Journal of the National Institute for Career Education and Counselling, 27, 3–7.|

    Mulvey, M. R. (2011). Training for career guidance counsellors: current trends in England. In S. Kraatz & B.-J. Ertelt (Eds.), Professionalisation of career guidance in Europe (pp. 75–87). Mannheim: Hochschule der Bundesagentur für Arbeit (HdBA) University of Applied Labour Studies.|

    Done, J., & Mulvey, M. R. (2011). Brilliant Graduate Career Handbook. Harlow: Pearson Education.|

    Mulvey, M. R. (2010). Training for career guidance practice: the higher education route. Parliamentary Task Force on the Careers Profession: Task Force Paper 6.|

    Gilbert, K., Cahill, S., Lawrence, J., & Mulvey, R. (2010). Managing unemployment: resilience training for long term unemployed. London: University of East London.|

    Mulvey, M. R. & Reeve, J. (2008). Inculcating a positive attitude in unemployed people. Desk Research Report for London Employer Coalition. London: University of East London.|


    Collaborators

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    Research

    Done, J. and Mulvey, M.R. (in press) Brilliant Graduate Career Handbook (3rd edition). Harlow: Pearson Education. 

    Schiersmann, C., Einarsdóttir, S., Katsarov, J., Lerkkanen, J., Mulvey, R., Pouyaud, J., Pukelis, K. and Weber, P. (in press). Editors. European Competence Standards for the Academic Training of Career Professionals; NICE Handbook Volume 2.

    Mulvey, R. and Piazza, R. (in press). Quality assurance and enhancement: policy drivers and practical steps. In Schiersmann et al (Eds) European Competence Standards for the Academic Training of Career Professionals; NICE Handbook Volume 2.

    Bimrose, J., Mulvey, R., & Brown, A. (2016). Low qualified and low skilled: the need for context sensitive careers support. British Journal of Guidance & Counselling.

    Bimrose, J., & Mulvey, M.R. (2015). Exploring career decision-making styles across three European countries. Symposium Edition: Supporting learning for labour market transitions. British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 43(3), 337–350.

    Bimrose, J., Barbarasch, A., Brown, A., & Mulvey, M.R. (2015). Editors. Symposium edition: Symposium: Mid career changes: supporting learning for labour market transitions. British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 43(3), 255–262.

    Mulvey, M.R. (2015). Brilliant passing psychometric tests. Harlow: Pearson Education.

    Mulvey, M.R. (2014). While I’m retraining, I get the full whack: illuminating narratives of career change. Editor: Antje Barbarasch; Series Editor: David Phillips. International Journal of Comparative Education. Special edition: Labour Market Transitions and Lifelong learning, 9(3) 328–340.

    Done, J., & Mulvey, M.R. (2013). Brilliant graduate career handbook (2nd ed.). Harlow: Pearson Education.

    Mulvey, M.R. (2013). How to be a good professional: existentialist continuing professional development (CPD). British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 41(3), 267–276. doi:10.1080/03069885.2013.773961

    Aldridge, S., & Mulvey, M.R. (Eds.) (2013). Introduction to the symposium edition: Professional regulation: philosophy, policy and practice. British Journal of Guidance & Counselling, 41(1), 1–3. doi:10.1080/03069885.2012.754623

    Bimrose, J., Mulvey, M.R., & La Gro, N. (2013). Careers guidance and psychology. In R. Bayne & G. Jinks (Eds.), Applied psychology: research, training and practice. (2nd ed., pp. 249–261). London: Sage.

    Schiersmann, C., Ertelt, B-J., Katsarov, J., Mulvey, R., Reid, H., & Weber, P. (Eds.). (2012). Network for Innovation in Career Guidance and Counselling in Europe (NICE). Nice Handbook for the academic training of career guidance and counselling professionals. Heidelberg: University of Heidelberg.

    Mulvey, M.R. (2011). The Careers Profession Task Force: Vice Chair’s perspective. Journal of the National Institute for Career Education and Counselling, 27, 3–7.

    Mulvey, M.R. (2011). Training for career guidance counsellors: current trends in England. In S. Kraatz & B.-J. Ertelt (Eds.), Professionalisation of career guidance in Europe (pp. 75–87). Mannheim: Hochschule der Bundesagentur für Arbeit (HdBA) University of Applied Labour Studies.

    Done, J., & Mulvey, M.R. (2011). Brilliant Graduate Career Handbook. Harlow: Pearson Education.

    Mulvey, M.R. (2010). Training for career guidance practice: the higher education route. Parliamentary Task Force on the Careers Profession: Task Force Paper 6.

    Gilbert, K., Cahill, S., Lawrence, J., & Mulvey, R. (2010). Managing unemployment: resilience training for long term unemployed. London: University of East London.

    Mulvey, M.R. & Reeve, J. (2008). Inculcating a positive attitude in unemployed people. Desk Research Report for London Employer Coalition. London: University of East London.

    Publications

    PY4101: Researching Psychological Worlds 1

    PY6302: Employability & Developing Your Career Pathway

    ECADOC: Summer Schools, Doctoral Supervision



    Parliamentary Task Force on the Careers Profession (Vice Chair)
    International Editorial Advisory Panel: British Journal of Guidance & Counselling
    Editorial Board Member: L’Orientation Professionnelle et Scolaire. Paris: Conservatoire des Arts et Metiers. May 2009–present

    Teaching