Student equity and employability in higher education

Across the Anglo-American world, universities are focussed on improving the graduate outcomes of their students through diverse strategies that include work-integrated learning programs, study abroad experiences, mentoring, and career development services. Employability is defined as a set of achievements (skills, understandings and personal attributes) that makes graduates more likely to gain employment and be successful in their chosen occupations. Previous research, however, highlights that employability is not a neutral concept, and that some student groups benefit more than others from tr ... Show more

Authors: Harvey, Andrew; Andrewartha, Lisa; Edwards, Daniel; Clarke, Julia ... [+] Show more

Published: Melbourne, Victoria, Centre for Higher Education Equity and Diversity Research, La Trobe University, 2017

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: 67 p.

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