Lisbeth Højdal is an independent consultant with a Master in Career Counselling from the University of Stockholm. She is connected to training courses for career counsellors in Denmark and Greenland, and is working with teaching, lecturing and research and development projects. She has specialized in theories related to career choice and development, and the methodological approaches connected hereto.
2010: Master of Social Science with a Major in Education with Specialization in Careers Counselling, University of Stockholm
2005: Bachelor of Social Science with a Major in Careers Counselling, University of Stockholm
2003: Qualified lecturer/associate professor, The Danish Institute for Educational Training of Vocational Teachers (DEL)
1994: Social Science Basic Education. Roskilde University
1992: Computer Science Teacher (DEL)
1990: Basic education for Educational and Vocational Guidance Counsellors (DEL)
1988: Basic Pedagogical Vocational Teacher Training (DEL)
1985: Basic course in Adult Pedagogy (AOF)
1984: Academy Professional Course in the Trade of Painting (OTS)
1981: Certificate in the Trade of Painting (HTC)
2012…. : Independent consultant and lecturer. Teaching career counsellors in Greenland and gives lectures at courses and conferences for career counsellors in Denmark and abroad
2012-2017: External lecturer at undergraduate courses in career counselling at University College Absalon
2009- 2014: External Lecturer at Master Course in Counselling. Aarhus University/DPU
2007 – 2012: Associate Professor at University College Capital (UCC). Worked with undergraduate courses in Educational-, Vocational- and Career Counselling, consultancy work and research & development projects
2001 – 2007: Associate professor at The Danish Institute for Educational Training of Vocational Teachers (DEL). Worked with basic and undergraduate courses for guidance counsellors, consultancy work and research & development projects
1997 – 2001: Head of the Counselling- division at Technical Education Copenhagen (TEC), Copenhagen (Vocational School).
1993 – 1997: Consultant in The Danish National Council for Educational and Vocational Guidance (RUE/Ministry of Labour), appointed by the Ministry of Education.
1985 – 1997: Teacher and guidance counsellor at Hillerød Technical College
1978 – 1984: Painter
2013-2014: Chairing the work of revising the curriculum for Careers Education in Danish Compulsory Schools. The Ministry of Education
2010 – 2015: National Correspondent, International Association of Educational and Vocational Guidance/IAEVG
2008-2009: Involved in evaluating the Adult Guidance Centers in Denmark, VUE/NCK
2008: EU-evaluator: Adult Guidance in Education – Training of Trainers. AGETT/Tallinn Pedagogical University, Estonia
2003-2007: Member of a research/practitioner network. DEL/DPU/UVM
2002- 2003: Involved in evaluating the effect of using personal education plans in the vocational education system. Danmarks Evalueringsinstitut, EVA
2001-2002: Involved in the OECD- Survey: Policies for Information, Guidance and Counselling in Denmark
1998-2001: Representative of the ministerial committee developing it-based tools for registration of student drop-out and causes.
1996-2008: Censor at basic and continuing training courses for guidance