Essays on employer engagement in education


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Author: Mann, Anthony; Huddleston, Prue; Kashefpakdel, Elnaz T.


Building on new theories about the meaning of employability in the twenty-first century and the power of social and cultural capital in enabling access to economic opportunities, this book considers how employer engagement is delivered and explores the employment and attainment outcomes linked to participation. The book is a companion volume to 'Understanding employer engagement in education' (Mann, Stanley and Archer, 2014) [available in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 117.1548]. Introducing international policy, research and conceptual approaches, contributors to the volume illustrate the role of...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Career development; Equity; Students; Industry; Providers of education and training; Outcomes

Keywords: Education work relationship; Education industry relationship; Career awareness; Career exploration; Career choice; Career planning; Aspirations; Attitude; Work experience; Schooling; Secondary school; Employers; Social capital; Social mobility; Mentoring; Partnership in education and training; Relevance of education and training; Attainment; Employability; Transition from education and training to employment; European Union; OECD country

Geographic subjects: England; Great Britain; Belgium; Denmark; Finland; Ireland; Europe; United States; Canada; North America; New Zealand; Australia; Oceania

Published: London, England: Routledge, Taylor and Francis, 2019

Physical description: xviii, 240 p.

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Related items: TD/TNC 117.1548

ISBN: 9781138501041 (print); 9781315144115 (ebk)

Statement of responsibility: Edited by Anthony Mann, Prue Huddleston and Elnaz Kashefpakdel

Resource type: Edited book

Document number: TD/TNC 133.717

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