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Improving Employability Provision Within the Curriculum

Warren, Vessela ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6016-1821 and Nichol, Lynn (2018) Improving Employability Provision Within the Curriculum. In: Advance HE Teaching & Learning Conference 2018: Teaching in the spotlight: Learning from global communities, 3rd - 5th July 2018, Conference Aston, Birmingham. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

This presentation reports the initial research findings of a research project that explores the student and employer perspectives on employability. In particular, it will present the identified key skills and the gap between students’ perspectives and employers’ expectations. Understanding this gap offers an opportunity to improve employability provision within and alongside the undergraduate curriculum. The presentation will aim to generate a debate on approaches for enhancing employability. The research was undertaken collaboratively between staff and students as part of a University of Worcester Vacational Research Assistantship Scheme.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Other)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Higher Education, global context, teaching, student experience, employability, undergraduate curriculum
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
Divisions: Academic Departments > Worcester Business School
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Depositing User: Dr Vessela Warren
Date Deposited: 28 May 2019 09:06
Last Modified: 28 May 2019 09:06
URI: https://eprints.worc.ac.uk/id/eprint/8066

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