What happens to graduates?: contrasting views of two systems

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Author: Adelman, Clifford


An increasingly visible question facing higher education authorities in countries with advanced data tracking capacity is 'what happens to our university graduates?' Answers both justify investments in plant, equipment, and faculty, and reassure students facing otherwise uncertain futures. This article looks briefly at two major approaches to addressing that question, both involving large higher education systems. The first is the Baccalaureate and Beyond longitudinal studies program in the United States, operating since 1993. The second, the European Graduate Survey, is at present, only...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Higher education; Students; Research; Outcomes; Governance; Employment

Keywords: Graduates; Survey; Outcomes of education and training; Accountability; Longitudinal study; Comparative analysis; Relevance of education and training; Employability; Transition from education and training to employment; Education work relationship; Client satisfaction

Geographic subjects: United States; North America; Europe

Published: Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts: Center for International Higher Education, 2017

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Journal number: 88

Journal date: Winter 2017

Pages: pp. 13-15

Related items: TD/TNC 127.386

ISSN: 2372-4501 (online)

The final report of the EUROGRADUATE feasibility study is indexed in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 127.386.
More information about the EUROGRADUATE feasibility study may be found at: http://www.eurograduate.eu

Resource type: Article

Call number: TD/TNC 127.385

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