Rethinking the employability of international graduate migrants: reflections on the experiences of Zimbabweans with degrees from England

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Author: McGrath, Simon; Madziva, Roda; Thondhlana, Juliet


The last decade has seen the rise of literature focused on the rapid expansion of international students in higher education globally and the growing policy discourse around improving graduate employability. However, both, inevitably, have limitations. Together, they tend to homogenise international learners and see them narrowly as simply economic actors. More recently, however, there have been signs of important new developments in both literatures, drawing on interactive employability and capability accounts that stress both agency and structure in more satisfactory ways. [The authors...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Migration; Higher education; Employment; Students; Research

Keywords: Migrants; Employability; Student mobility; International students; Research needs; Graduates

Geographic subjects: England; Great Britain; Europe; Africa; Zimbabwe

Published: Abingdon, England: Taylor and Francis, 2017

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Journal volume: 41

Journal number: 2

Journal date: March 2017

Pages: pp. 238-259

ISSN: 0309-877X, 1469-9486 (online)

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 124.1033

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