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Dr Anne Chant

Assistant Director of Centre for Careers and Personal Development

School: Centre for Career and Personal Development

Campus: Medway

Tel: 01227 927083

Profile summary

Anne has taught at CCCU since 2006. After a career of 20 years in the careers profession as a practitioner, trainer and consultant, Anne began her academic career by taking the lead on the new e-learning course in careers work for school based practitioners and also teaching careers education on the MA in Career Guidance. She is now the programme director for the MA Career Management and is the Assitant Director of the Centre for Career and Personal Development. 

In addition to teaching and managing the centre Anne is also engaged in a number of national and international projects, including two European projects developing careers work with refugees and asylum seekers.

Anne continues to work in private practice in the UK and overseas.

Research and knowledge exchange

Anne completed her PhD in 2017. Her doctoral resarch was an investigateion into the psycho-social influences on career choice. Previous areas of interest include Parental influence on career choice and career learning and development in schools

Teaching and subject expertise

Career Learning/Labour Markets/ Safeguarding children and young people/ Working with parents/ Psycho-social influences on career choices

External activities

Key notes in Malta, University of Bedford and Essex County Council

Member of the Association of Inspectors of Careers Education

Member of NICE - The Network for Innovation in Career Counselling in Europe 

Publications and research outputs

Chant, A. (2011) 'Parental influences on career and life choices - when did you last see your father?' in Reid, H.L. (ed) Vocation, Vocation, Vocation: placing meaning in the foreground of career decision-making|, Occasional Paper, Centre for Career and Personal Development, Canterbury Christ Church University, forthcoming.

Chant, A. (2011) 'What's in the market-frame?', Journal of Association of Careers Education and Guidance, June 2011

Barnes, A., Bassot, B. and Chant, A. (2011) An Introduction to Career Learning and Development 11-19: Perspective, Practice and Possibilities|, London: Taylor and Francis

Chant, A. (2010) 'Parental Influence - the enemy or an untapped partnership?', Journal of Association of Careers Education and Guidance, June 2010

Bassot, B and Chant, A (2010) 'From NEET to NET? The challenges and opportunities involved in providing career education, information, advice and guidance in relation to the 14-19 agenda: a critique' in Reid, H.L. (ed) The Re-emergence of Career: challenges and opportunities|, Occasional Paper, Centre for Career and Personal Development: Canterbury Christ Church University

Barnes, A and Chant, A (2010) 'Raising the bar: from careers co-ordinator to careers leader - rethinking the training and qualifications of the main CEIAG specialist in school' in Reid, H.L. (ed) The Re-emergence of Career: challenges and opportunities|, Occasional Paper, Centre for Career and Personal Development: Canterbury Christ Church University

Barnes, A and Chant, A (2008) 'The place of guidance within the extended schools agenda - is spontaneity sufficient?' in Reid, H.L. (ed) Constructing a way forward: innovation in theory and practice for career guidance|, Occasional Paper, Centre for Career & Personal Development: Canterbury Christ Church University

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