Enacting strategies for graduate employability: how universities can best support students to develop generic skills (SP13-3258)

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Author: Bennett, Dawn; Richardson, Sarah; MacKinnon, Philip


The objectives of this project were twofold: (1) to increase understanding of critical issues in enhancing graduate employability in higher education; and (2) to identify support for educators seeking to develop student employability. To achieve these aims the project adopted a multi-stage approach involving four overlapping core activities: synthesis of existing research on employability within the context of higher education; investigation of employability with students, graduates, leaders and careers advisors; showcasing good practice with higher education stakeholders; and developing...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Employment; Career development; Providers of education and training; Students; Outcomes

Keywords: Generic skills; Graduates; Employability; Career awareness; University; Educators; Institutional role; Recommendations

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Sydney, New South Wales: Office for Learning and Teaching, 2015

Physical description: vii, 86 p.

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Project resources may be found at: http://life.curtin.edu.au/careers/graduate-employability.htm

Resource type: Report

Rights: With the exception of the Commonwealth Coat of Arms, and where otherwise noted, all material presented in this document is provided under Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License. To view a copy of the licence visit: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/

Call number: TD/TNC 123.830

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