Peter Plant

Professor II

Fakultet for humaniora, idretts- og utdanningsvitenskap
Institutt for kultur, religion og samfunnsfag
Campus Drammen ()
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Name:              Peter Plant

 

Specialisation:   Careers Guidance and Counselling,  Career Development, Training of Teachers and Counsellors, Labour Market Policies, Education and Training Policies

 

Birthdate:          20 July 1948

 

Nationality:        Danish

 

Position:           Professor

 

Address:           98 Torupvejen, DK-3390 Hundested, Den­mark.

                        Tel.: +45 26306657 (home & office)

 

                       

Languages:                   Danish  Mother tongue

                                    German            Fair

                                    English Excellent

 

 

Key Qualifications

Prof. Dr. Peter Plant has worked in the field of careers education and counselling since 1974 in schools,  higher education insti­tutions and the employment service in Denmark. He has acted as a researcher and consultant for the Commission of the European Communities (Bruxelles), for the European Centre for the Develop­ment of Voca­tional Training (CEDEFOP, Berlin), for the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Condi­tions, (Dublin), for OECD, Paris, for the Danish Employers' Organisation (DA, Copenhagen), and for private publishers specialised in educational and vocational guidance. Currently, he is an Associate Professor at the Danish University of Education (DPU, Copenhagen), the Guidance Research Unit. He is engaged in research in educational and vocational guidance and training, both nationally and at a European level. Thus, he has worked as a researcher in Europe, and as a trainer of guidance staff in the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands, Germany, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Latvia, Slovenia, Serbia, Bulgaria, Kyrgyzstan, Canada, Australia, and the USA, in a number of cases in the capacity of a Visiting Professor.

 

Education

1994     Ph.D., Royal Danish School of Educa­tional Studies, Denmark

1988‑89            SYO/C‑kurs, Guidance Research Diploma, Stock­­holm, Sweden

1984‑89            M.Ed., Royal Danish School of Educa­tional Studies

1978‑79            Vocational Guidance Officer, Direc­torate of Labour, Denmark

1974‑76            Careers Guidance Teacher Diploma, Royal Danish School of Educa­tional Studies

1969‑73            Teacher, Jonstrup Statsseminarium, Denmark

 

Professional Experience

2014-date Professor: University of South-East Norway

2014-date External Examiner, University of West Scotland

2004-2009 Editor of two Danish professional periodicals on guidance: www.vejledningsviden.dk  and www.vejlederforum.dk

2001-2004  Visiting Professor, Syddansk University, Odense

1997-date  International Fellow, National Institute for Careers Education and Counselling, Cambridge, UK

1996       Visiting Professor, University of British Columbia, Canada, and Griffith University, Australia

1996-1997  Reader, The Open University, Milton Keynes, England

1994-96  Visiting Professor, Danish School of Public Admini­stration, Denmark

1990‑2015  Associate Professor, Danish University of Educa­tion, Denmark

1979‑90    Lecturer at the Royal Danish School of Educa­tional Studies, Denmark, part‑time

1977‑90    Vocational Guidance Officer, AF‑Hillerød, Denmark (Employment & Careers Ser­vice), part-time

1973‑79    Teacher, Holmegårdsskolen, Karlebo Kommune, Denmark

 

Selected Assignments

 

2015-2017 Expert member of TRIAS project on Workplace Guidance, Erasmus+ project, Austria

2015-2016 Expert Member of Governmental Committees on Lifelong Career Guidance, Norway

2010-11 Reviewer for Clearinghouse Denmark on Review on Effects of Guidance

2010-2011 Expert partner, NVL project Users’ Voice, Nordic Council of Ministers

2010 Expert for European Training Foundation, ETF, on career education in Kyrgyzstan

 2008-2015 Expert for the European Lifelong Guidance Policy Network on Quality Assurance and Evidence in Career Guidance

2007-2008 Expert partner, NVL Guidance Research on impact studies, a Nordic Council of Ministers project

2007-2008 Expert partner, Insyn, on workplace guidance and learning, a Nordic Council of Ministers project

2005-2008 Expert partner for ‘Cross’, developing national guidance policies, Bulgaria, an ESF project

2005-2006 Consultant for developing guidance competencies, Slovenia, an ESF project

2005-2006 Consultant for developing guidance competencies, Latvia, an ESF project

2005-2007 National Expert for ‘Third Age Guidance', a Leonardo project

2004-2007 National Expert for ‘European Guidance and Counselling Research Register’, a Leonardo project

2004-2007 National Expert for ‘Gender, Etnicity  & Guidance', an Equal project

2003-2006 National Expert for 'Workplace Guidance 2',  a Leonardo project with Glasgow University

2001-2003  National Expert for 'School, Gender & Career', an Equal project

2001-2002  Expert for OECD, 'Career Guidance Policy Review', a comparative study across 14 countries

2001-2002               National Expert for 'Workplace Guidance',  a Leonardo project with Glasgow University

2001-2002               National Expert for 'ICT in Adult Guidance' (EGA), a Grundtvig project

2000-2001 Curriculum Designer for 'Opening Doors' - a web-based training module on Access to Vocational Guidance for Adults in Risk of Social Exclusion, a Leonardo project with Glasgow University

1997-98            National Expert for FEDORA/LEONARDO study on 'New Skills for Vocational Guidance in Higher Education'

1997     Visiting Professor, University of British Columbia, Canada & Griffith University, Australia

1992‑96  National Consultant for Eurocounsel, research programme on Counsel­ling and Long‑Term Unem­ploy­ment, Euro­pean Foun­dation, Dublin

1992‑93  Central Team Member, EC‑Commis­sion, study on Educational and Voca­tional Guidance in the European Communities, Bruxelles

1991     Central Team Member of CEDEFOP's study on Professional Profiles in Guidance, Berlin

1990     Project leader, CEDEFOP, study on Transnational Guidance in the EC, Berlin

1990     Visiting Fellow, NICEC (National Institute for Careers Education and Counselling), Cambridge

1985‑87  Central Team Member, EC‑Commis­sion, study on Educational and Voca­tional Guidance Services in the EC, Bruxelles

1979-1990 Co-ordinator of the Regional Career Guidance Network, Frederiksborg Amt, Denmark

 

 

Professional Memberships

 

2008-2009 Member of the Danish National Council on Adult Guidance

2005-2009 Member of the European Lifelong Guidance Policy Network 

2004-date Member of the Danish National Forum for Educational and Vocational Guidance

2004-date Lifetime Honorary Member of the Swedish guidance counsellors’ association

2001-2005  Member of the Expert Group on Lifelong Guidance, EU-Commission, Bruxelles

1997-date International Fellow, NICEC (National Institute for Careers Education and Counselling), Cambridge

1994-1996 Member of the Governmental Committee on the Curriculum for Guidance in Schools, Denmark

1994‑1995 Chairman of the Danish Joint Council of Associations for Ed. & Vocational Guidance, FUE

1994‑1995 Member of the Danish National Council for Educational and Vocational Guidance, RUE

1992‑2008 Vice-president of the International Association of Educational and Vocational Guidance, IAEVG, Berlin

1990-91   Member of the board of the European Associa­tion of Careers Guidance in Higher Education,  FEDORA, Belgium

1982‑84   Chairman of the Danish Vocational Guidance Officers Organisation, DEF, Denmark

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