Graduate employability in context: theory, research and debate

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Author: Tomlinson, Michael; Holmes, Leonard


This book explores the contested area of graduate employability and employment which is paid so much attention by both researchers and policy-makers. This is driven largely by concerns over the wider economic impact and value of graduates as increasing numbers complete their studies in higher education. At a time when graduates are seen as key to economic success, the critical question remains as to how their employability plays out in a changing labour market. This collection brings together essays from 17 authors, which include innovative approaches and research to present an extensive...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Students; Employment; Skills and knowledge; Teaching and learning; Career development; Policy; Research

Keywords: Graduates; Nontraditional students; International students; Employability; Critical analysis; Transition from education and training to employment; Entry into working life; Competence; Skill needs; Skill analysis; Curriculum development; Research needs

Published: London, England: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017

Physical description: xv, 377 p.

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ISBN: 9781137571670; 9781137571687 (eBook)

Statement of responsibility: Michael Tomlinson, Leonard Holmes, editors

Resource type: Book

Call number: TD/TNC 127.618

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