Emphasis on employability: equipping graduates with the skills to lead

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Chartered Management Institute (Great Britain)


This UK paper notes that unemployment, and underemployment, has been one of the most significant problems for university graduates and their non-graduate peers alike since the financial crisis of 2008. Many graduates are underemployed, forced to take jobs that are inappropriate to their level of education. Consequently, student employability is one of the key issues facing the higher education sector. This paper aims to show how the sector is responding with new ways for students to develop professional management and leadership skills. It highlights some partnerships between...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Students; Skills and knowledge; Providers of education and training; Industry

Keywords: Graduates; Employability; Education industry relationship; Partnership in education and training; Skill needs; Skill development

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: London, England: CMI, 2016

Physical description: 22 p.

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ISBN: 0859466108

More information about the Teaching Excellence Framework may be found at: http://www.hefce.ac.uk/lt/tef/

Resource type: Paper

Call number: TD/TNC 125.654

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