Founders

Founders

The NICE Foundation welcomes higher education institutions, organisations and individuals engaged in academic training for career practitioners across Europe to become founders.

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Higher Education Founders

Higher Education Institutions that offer academic training in career guidance and counselling and that have become founders of NICE.

Logo Country Organisation Representatives
Austria Danube University Krems, Department for Continuing Education Research and Educational Management Dr. Ulrike Kastler, Head of Centre (principal contact)
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Monika Petermandl, Programme Director
Prof. Monika Kil, Martina Feher
Finland Jyväskylä University of Applied Sciences
Teacher Education College
Dr. Seija Koskela, Senior Lecturer (Mrs), Principal Contact
Jari Kalavainen (Mr) Head of Department, Teacher Education College
Hannele Torvinen (Mrs) R&D Manager, Teacher Education College
Anne Leppänen (Mrs) Senior Lecturer, Teacher Education College
France Conservatoire national des Arts et Métiers
Inetop-Equipe Nationale Pédagogique “Travail”
Professor Valérie Cohen-Scali (principal contact)
Professor Jean Luc Bernaud
France University of Bordeaux, College of Human Sciences / Faculty of Psychology Jacques Pouyaud, Senior Lecturer in Psychology
Ireland University of Limerick
School of Education
Dr. Lucy Hearne
Ireland Dublin City University, Institute of Education Paul King, Programme Chair of the MSc and Grad Dip Guidance Counselling Part time programme
Janice Horgan, Assistant co-ordinator of programme
Siobhan Murphy (Careers Advisor DCU)
Ger Lardner (Careers Advisor DCU)
Yvonne Mc Laughlin (Careers Advisor DCU)
Latvia Institute of Education and Home Economics (IEHE) of the Faculty of Engineering of Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies (LLU) Baiba Briede, Director of IEHE (principal contact)
Inita Soika, Director of the professional Master’s programme “Career Counsellor”
Jānis Pāvulēns, Lecturer
Vija Dišlere Assoc. professor,
Irēna Katane, Assoc. professor
Regīna Baltušīte, Assoc. Professor
Norway Inland Norway University of Applied Science, Faculty of Education and Social Work Erik Hagaseth Haug, Associate Professor, Acting head of Guidance Research and Training team; Ingrid Bårdsdatter Bakke, PhD candidate; Mårten Kae Paulsen, Associate Professor; Inger Marie Bakke, Associate Professor; Torild Schulstok, Assistant Professor; Tristram Hooley, Visiting Professor
Switzerland University of Lausanne, Research Center in Vocational Psychology and Career Counseling (CePCO) at the Institute of Psychology, Faculty of Social and Political Sciences, Prof. Dr. Jonas Masdonati, Associate professor, Institute of Psychology, University of Lausanne (Principal Contact);
Prof. Dr. Jérôme Rossier, Full Professor
Dr. Koorosh Massoudi, Lecturer
Eva Clot-Siegrist, Lecturer
Sylvie Franz, Lecturer
Federico Durante, Lecturer
United Kingdom International Centre for Guidance Studies (iCeGS) Nicki Moore, Senior Lecturer in Career Development and Programme Leader for the MA in Careers Education and Coaching. Lead for Continuing Professional Development for iCeGS
Dr Siobhan Neary, Head of iCeGS
Tom Staunton, Lecturer in Career Development

Organisational Founders

International and national organisations that promote academic training in career guidance and counselling and that have become founders of NICE.

Logo Country Organisation Representatives
Germany Nationales Forum Beratung in Bildung, Beruf und Beschäftigung e.V. (nfb) Karen Schober, President
Bernd-Joachim Ertelt, Board Member
International European Society for Vocational Designing and Career Counseling (ESVDC) Hazel Reid (ESVDC Ambassador to the NICE Foundation)
Laura Nota (ESVDC President)
Luxembourg Applied Vocational Psychology and Policy Research Unit (AVOPP) Jean-Jacques Ruppert, Head
Slovakia Association for Career Guidance and Career Development Tomas Sprlak, Chairman
Lenka Martinkovicová, responsible for academic training
Stefan Grajcar, Vice-Chair
United Kingdom Career Development Institute Claire Johnson, Professional Development Manager

Individual Founders

Individuals engaged in academic training in career guidance and counselling that have become founders of NICE. Logos signify principal institutional affiliation only. The relevant organisations aren’t necessarily founders of NICE.

Institutional Logo Country Institutional Affiliation Name of Founder
Austria  Entre2C Erik Zeltner
Croatia University of Split, Faculty of Economics, Department of Management Srećko Goić
Croatia University of Zagreb, Division of Psychology Iva Černja
Czech Republic Masaryk University
Faculty of Arts
Department of Educational Sciences
Lenka Hloušková
Finland University of Jyvaskyla Filomena Parada
France Conservatoire national des Arts et Métiers Marie-Line Robinet
Germany Hochschule der Bundesagentur für Arbeit (HdBA) University of Applied Labour Studies Dr. Rebeca García-Murias
Germany  Hochschule der Bundesagentur für Arbeit (HdBA) University of Applied Labour Studies Dr. István Kiss
Germany Heidelberg University,
Institute of Educational Science
Prof. Dr. Christiane Schiersmann
Germany Hochschule der Bundesagentur für Arbeit (HdBA) University of Applied Labour Studies Prof Dr Peter Weber
Greece  University of Athens Nikos Drosos, PhD
Italy University of Sassari, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences Prof Patrizia Patrizi, Full Professor of social psychology, responsible for psychological counselling service of University of Sassari
Italy University of Padova
Department of Philosophy, Sociology, Pedagogy and Applied Psychology
Prof Dr Laura Nota
Italy University of Padova
Department of Philosophy, Sociology, Pedagogy and Applied Psychology
Prof Dr Lea Ferrari, Associate Professor
Italy University of Padova
Department of Philosophy, Sociology, Pedagogy and Applied Psychology
Prof Dr Teresa Maria Sgaramella
Italy Kore University Enna Paola Magnano
Italy University of Catania
Department of Educational Sciences
Prof Dr Roberta Piazza
Lithuania Quality of Studies and Career Research Group at Vytautas Magnus University Kestutis Pukelis
Netherlands University of Amsterdam, Department of Work and Organizational Psychology Prof. dr. Annelies E.M. van Vianen
Poland Jagiellonian University Kraków Prof Dr Dr Czeslaw Noworol
Poland University of Lower Silesia, Faculty of Education Prof Dr Joanna Minta, Adjunct, Vice-Dean of Education, Career Counsellor in Academic Career Office
Poland University of Lower Silesia, Faculty of Education Agnieszka Zembrzuska, PhD
Poland University of Zielona Gora Daria Zielińska-Pękał
Spain University of Santiago de Compostela, Faculty of Sciences Education María Cristina Ceinos Sanz, Profesora del Departamento de Pedagogía y Didáctica
Spain University of Santiago de Compostela, Faculty of Sciences Education Miguel Ángel Nogueira-Pérez, Professor
Spain University of Santiago de Compostela, Faculty of Sciences Education Elena Fernández Rey
Switzerland University of Zurich, Center for Ethics Johannes Katsarov
Switzerland University of Lausanne
Institute of Psychology
Prof. Dr. Jean-Pierre Dauwalder
United Kingdom Faculty of Education
Canterbury Christ Church University, UK
Professor Hazel Reid
United Kingdom Canterbury Christ Church University
Centre for Career and Personal Development
Dr Anne Chant