09 mai 2016

Integrated work practice key to raising employability

By Jan Petter Myklebust. The strongest measure universities can take to improve employability is to increase 'professionalisation' of links to working life, according to a new international comparative report by the Swedish Agency for Growth Policy Analysis. In particular, it highlights the value of collaborating with industry to ensure students have integrated periods of work practice during their degree studies. Read more...

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01 mai 2016

High levels of employability for Erasmus Mundus graduates

Erasmus Mundus was launched in 2004 as an initiative to boost joint degrees on Master level in Europe. In 2013, the programme was merged into Erasmus+. Every year, the Erasmus Mundus Students and Alumni Association carries out a Graduate Impact Survey. The most recent issue shows high levels of employability and high levels of satisfaction among the graduates. More...

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28 avril 2016

This coding bootcamp hopes to increase student employability

eCampus NewsPartnership enables institutions to complement their existing offerings with effective bootcamp-style software engineering training program that leads to high-paying jobs. More...

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26 avril 2016

Higher Education and the Crux of Employability

http://www.insidehighered.com/sites/default/server_files/styles/large/public/student_affairs_and_technology_blog_header.jpgBy Eric Stoller. Employability isn't why higher education exists. At its core, learning is about so much more than a job or a career. Higher education, in the most aspirational sense, is about self-exploration and making the world a better place. Read more...

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22 mars 2016

Employability in online higher education: A case study

International Review of Research in Open and Distributed LearningOver the past 15 years, learning in distance education universities has become more interactive, flexible, collaborative, and participative. Nevertheless, some accounts have highlighted the importance of developing more instrumental and standardized educational practices to answer the challenges of employability. More...

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18 mars 2016

Graduates to get employability boost

HomeThe Graduates Tracker Study system has indicated a total of 54,867 graduates were unemployed in 2015 in the period of three months before convocation.
Higher Education Minister Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh said the number translated to 23.9% out of the 229,568 graduates surveyed in the graduates' employability study.
The benchmark used in Malaysia to evaluate graduates is significantly shorter compared with a similar international study, which uses a longer standard of one year. More...

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14 mars 2016

Unlocking the digital potential of graduates: addressing the ‘employability gap’ through technology

Jisc logoBy Lisa Gray. This latest report identifies that our sector is missing vital opportunities to equip students with the digital skills they need in the modern workplace, and put the new talents, creativity and adaptability of today’s students to the best use in their chosen areas of work. It’s highlighted some good practice points, and makes useful recommendations. More...

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03 février 2016

Southern, Eastern Europeans reap most benefit from Erasmus

By Beckie Smith. Studying or working abroad through the European mobility programme Erasmus has a notably bigger impact on students’ long-term employability in Eastern and Southern Europe than elsewhere, a new study has found. More...

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30 janvier 2016

Are universities the ultimate platform to nourish employability skills among youth?

ESU - European Students' UnionAsia-Europe Foundation (ASEF), an intergovernmental organisation based in Singapore that promotes people-to-people and institutional collaboration between the two continents, is organising an exciting project: the 5th ASEM Rectors’ Conference and Students’ Forum (ARC5) on “Employability: Asia and Europe Prepare the New Generation” on 4-8 April 2016 in Prague, Czech Republic. More...

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16 janvier 2016

Appel à contribution : L'employabilité : jeu éphémère ou opportunité durable pour les salariés et les entreprises

Bien que relativement ancien car ayant émergé en Angleterre au début du XXe siècle, le concept d’employabilité a connu une lente mutation depuis son apparition. Si, à l’origine, l’employabilité permettait de distinguer les « vrais » des « faux » chômeurs dans les années 30, aux USA, elle permit de distinguer les individus « employables » des individus « inemployables ». Ce colloque a pour objectif de contribuer à l’amélioration et à la diffusion de la connaissance sur le concept d’employabilité. Il est ouvert aux chercheurs et aux praticiens dans le but d’échanger et d’associer les travaux de recherche de nature académique avec des expériences de terrain. Voir l'article...

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