Education for employability (volume 2): learning for future possibilities

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Author: Higgs, Joy; Letts, Will; Crisp, Geoffrey


Employability is important to local, national and international labour market contexts, parameters and policies. As well as impacting workforces, employability is an essential characteristic of workers. It is very important that employability is understood and enacted as personal employability not just employment of individuals. We have found that employability is defined as much, if not more, by mindset rather than skillset. Part of this mindset involves recognising the unknowns of future work and an even bigger part is recognising our responsibilities as workers and educators lies in...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Tertiary education; Providers of education and training; Teaching and learning; Employment; Career development

Keywords: Graduates; Employability; Employment outcomes; Wellbeing; University; Institutional role; Curriculum; Pedagogics; Career guidance; Relevance of education and training; Education industry relationship; Case study

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania; England; Great Britain; Europe

Published: Leiden, Netherlands: Brill, 2019

Physical description: x, 277 p.

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Series: Practice futures; vol. 4

Related items: TD/TNC 137.1093

ISBN: 9789004418684 (paperback); 9789004418707 (ebook); 9789004418691 (hardback)

ISSN: 2665-9263

Statement of responsibility: Joy Higgs, Will Letts and Geoffrey Crisp (eds.)

Resource type: Book

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 137.1094

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