Robyn Bailey

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Senior Lecturer Career Development

Phone: 921 9999 ext 8191


Physical Address:

Room AR408, School of Education, AUT North Shore Campus
90 Akoranga Drive, Northcote, Auckland 0627.

Postal Address:
School of Education, AUT North Shore Campus
Private Bag 92006, Auckland 1142.


  • Masters in Social Science (Career Education) (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology).
  • Graduate Certificate in Career Counselling (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology)
  • Certificate in Adult and Tertiary Education (Auckland Institute of technology)
  • Certificate of Proficiency in Clinical Chemistry (NZ Medical Technologists Board)
  • NZ Certificate in Science (Paramedical) ( Auckland Technical Institute).

Memberships and Affiliations:


I re-joined Auckland University of Technology in 1997, teaching and developing curriculum on the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Master of Career Development. From 2004 while working for AUT, I concurrently had my own career consultancy offering supervision, career counselling, training and writing expert opinions for court.

In 2008 I took a position setting up student career development and training career practitioners at a new polytechnic in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

In 2012 I once again I re-joined Auckland University of Technology's Graduate Diploma in Career Development teaching team.

Teaching Areas:

  • Career theory
  • Careers in organisations
  • Career education benchmarks
  • Supervised practice.

Research Areas:

  • Integrated career education
  • Career-informed curriculum
  • Relevance of western career theory to other cultures
  • Career development and identity.

Current Research Projects:

  • Implementing employability skills into the curriculum in a Middle Eastern context
  • Integrating career education benchmarks.


Presenting at CDANZ National Symposium, Auckland 17 November 2014.


  • Bailey, R. (1999). Life After Education: Where do women bridging students go?  Unpublished thesis. Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Australia.


  • 1999 Reginald Savory  Scholarship to study career development in Australia.