ADEL, Iowa, Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kuder, Inc. (Kuder) and the International Centre for Career Development and Public Policy (ICCDPP) announced today the formation of their new collaborative relationship. With a shared focus on evidenced-based career guidance and related policy, Kuder and ICCDPP have partnered to improve, advance, and advocate for career development public policies, systems, and practices across the world.
"ICCDPP, as an independent body, recognizes and values the extensive network Kuder is developing worldwide. The sharing of information, contacts, and expertise is critical to the development of policy and practice in career guidance and so ICCDPP has entered into this special relationship with Kuder. We look forward to working together to enhance career development policy and practice globally," said Liz Galashan, Chair, International Executive Board, ICCDPP.
Kuder and ICCDPP will collaborate on a number of projects related to international career development. Most notably, these organizations will bring ICCDPP's biennial international symposium to the United States for the first time in 2015. The symposium aims to build closer dialogues and linkages between career guidance policy makers in the fields of education, employment, economic development and social inclusion, and with strategic professional leaders and researchers.
"ICCDPP is recognized globally as a prominent authority on career development and country leaders consistently look to them for policy improvement. This relationship is a perfect match with our commitment to evidenced-based career guidance solutions for all ages worldwide," said Kuder President, Phil Harrington. "This year marks our 75th anniversary as we celebrate the legacy Dr. Frederic Kuder began in 1938. We are honored that this partnership adds a significant milestone to our history and look forward to a lasting relationship."
Kuder will open the first U.S.-based ICCDPP office at their headquarters, 302 Visions Parkway, Adel, Iowa.
About ICCDPP: The ICCDPP is dedicated to improve policies, systems and practices for career development for citizens worldwide through international collaboration. The Centre provides evidence bases for policy decisions, policy related studies, policy examples and developments examples of good practices and services relevant publications. For more information, visit www.iccdpp.org.
About Kuder: Over the past 75 years, Kuder has provided comprehensive career guidance that has impacted the lives of more than 150 million people worldwide. Today, Kuder continues to provide evidence-based career assessments with customized, innovative, online solutions that reach career planners at all stages of life. For more information, visit www.kuder.com.
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