Student equity and employability in higher education

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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...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Equity; Students; Higher education; Providers of education and training; Research

Keywords: Employability; Access to education and training; University; Institutional role; Graduates; Survey; Analysis

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania; United States; North America; Great Britain; Europe

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

Physical description: 67 p.

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http://www.latrobe.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0006/792222/La-Trobe-NPP-Employability-Research-Report-1-February-2017.pdf

ISBN: 9780994610027

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 128.174

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