Employability: a review of the literature 2012 to 2016


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Author: Artess, Jane; Hooley, Tristram; Mellors-Bourne, Robin


This report, commissioned of the University of Derby, examines 187 pieces of research published between 2012 and 2016. It describes how the subject of employability has been addressed during this period and draws out some of the key implications for higher education providers (HEPs), academics and employability practitioners. The 'Embedding employability in higher education framework', is used as the conceptual basis for this study. The review examines the following areas: (1) policies, ideologies and models of employability; (2) practice in supporting employability development; and (3)...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Research; Policy; Skills and knowledge; Providers of education and training; Career development

Keywords: Literature review; Employability; Institutional role; Skill needs; Skill development

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

Published: York, England: Higher Education Academy, 2017

Physical description: 51 p. (report) + 1 spreadsheet (database of articles)

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More information about the 'Embedding employability in higher education framework' may be found at: https://www.heacademy.ac.uk/knowledge-hub/framework-embedding-employability-higher-education

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 128.231

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