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Gill Frigerio

Curriculum Area Lead - Career Studies and Coaching Programmes
Joint Course Director - Career Development and Coaching Studies
Course Director - MA Coaching

Room WCE1.12, Lifelong Learning Building, Westwood Campus
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Gill Frigerio is a Principal Teaching Fellow who leads on the Centre's qualifications in Career Studies and Coaching. She is module leader on a number of modules within the programmes on Career Development and Coaching Studies (CDCS) and Career Education, Information and Guidance in Higher Education (CEIGHE) and supervises dissertation students.

Biography and Professional Interests

Prior to joining the Centre in August 2010, Gill worked in career development practice and management, and most recently was Head of Careers in the Centre for Student Careers and Skills at Warwick.

Gill's teaching interests cover theory and practice in career coaching; coaching and spirituality; learning from work experience and its contribution to career development; theoretical perspectives on employability and implications for policy and practice; placement design and management of higher education career and employability services.

Gill regularly tweets on career development, career coaching and career/spirituality issues and welcomes new followers @GillFrigerio

Selected Publications

Christie, F. and Frigerio, G. (2018) 'What does Social Mobility have to do with Careers Work?' Phoenix magazine issue 153, February 2018. AGCAS: Sheffield (  download pdf)

Frigerio, G. (2017) 'Graduate Employability in Context: Theory, Research and Debate. Book Review', The NICEC Journal, Issue 38. ((PDF Document)download pdf)

Frigerio, G. (2016) 'Calling or Falling? A spiritual perspective on career development'. Paper presented at NICEC 'Redesigning Career Development for a Globalised World' conference, September 2016. ((PDF Document)download pdf)

Frigerio, G. (2016) 'Guidance in suits? Career coaching for everyone.' Paper presented at NICEC 'Redesigning Career Development for a Globalised World' conference, September 2016 ((PDF Document)download pdf)

Wright, T. and Frigerio, G. (2015) The Career Adapt-Abilities Pilots Project. York: Higher Education Academy ((PDF Document)download pdf)

Frigerio, G. (2014) Agcas's next top model. 'Phoenix' magazine issue 143 October 2014: 14-17. AGCAS: Sheffield.

Frigerio, G. and McCash, P. (2013) Creating Career Coaching, The NICEC Journal, Issue 30 ((PDF Document)download pdf)

Frigerio, G. (2013) Career Adaptabilities: A New Approach, Graduate Market Trends, Spring 2013 ((PDF Document)download pdf)

Frigerio, G., Mendez, R. and McCash, P. (2012). Re-designing Work-related Learning: a Management Studies Placement Module. Coventry: Career Studies Unit ((PDF Document)download pdf)

Frigerio, G & Preston, A. (2011) Widening participation in Elite Universities and Unpaid Work Experience: reaching the ‘right’ students with employability initiatives In Barham, L & irving, B (2011) (eds) Constructing the Future: Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice, Stourbridge, Institute for Career Guidance

Frigerio, G. (2011) (PDF Document)Reinventing Careers: Creating Space for Students to get a Life, The NICEC Journal, Issue 26

Frigerio, G. (2011) (Powerpoint Presentation)Social mobility and Unpaid Work Experience in Higher Education. Paper presented at the Education and Employers Task Force Research Conference

Frigerio, G. (2011) (Powerpoint Presentation)Widening Participation, Employability and Work-Related Learning – What Works, paper presented at ASET Conference

Frigerio, G. (2011) The New Employability Imperative and its impact on Professional Identities in Higher Education Careers Work. Paper delivered at ESRC Seminar Series ‘Re-framing service delivery, professional practices and professional identifies in UK Careers Work, University of Limerick

Frigerio, G. (2010) (Word Document)Narratives of Employability: Effective Guidance in a Higher Education Context. A qualitative evaluation of the impact of guidance, funded by HECSU