04 janvier 2016

The Employability Narrative

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. The Employability Narrative
Audrey Watters, Hack Education, 2015/12/19

Audrey Watters has spent the last week working on articles for her annual Top Ed-Tech Trends series. Today's newsletter (to make up for yesterday's missing newsletter) summarizes four of them. More...

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18 décembre 2015

Employability: Degrees of value

Enhancing the employability of graduates is a key aim of the new green paper on higher education. Yet it contains no proposals aimed directly at achieving it.
This pamphlet starts by explaining why employability is not the same as employment. Employability is about securing a rewarding and fulfilling career, not just finding any work.
How can students, universities and employers compare the employability skills on offer from different courses? The author argues for a new framework of employability embracing knowledge, skills and social capital. More...

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09 décembre 2015

Students: dial up your employability with online connections

http://static.guim.co.uk/static/c55907932af8ee96c21b7d89a9ebeedb4602fbbf/common/images/logos/the-guardian/news.gifBy. You don’t need to have come from a privileged background to get a job through contacts – get online and make connections yourself. More...

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02 décembre 2015

Graduate Employability: Europe and Asia Challenge Britain and the USA

http://www.ireg-observatory.org/templates/sub_business2/images/ireg_top2013.pngTimes Higher Education (THE) has released the results of a graduate employability survey designed by a French company, Emerging, and administered by a German company, Trendence. More...

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13 novembre 2015

Languages and employability

New report from Centre for Research on Education and Lifelong Learning about how language skills correlate with employment:

  • Araujo, Luísa / Dinis da Costa, Patrícia / Flisi, Sara / Soto Calvo, Elena, Languages and Employability, JRC science and policy report, Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union, 2015.
  • Abstract. More...

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10 novembre 2015

VET providers key to raising employability

HomeA survey was conducted prior to the conference and the top five replies of EfVET members to the question what the primary role of VET will be by 2020 were: to satisfy labour market needs, to provide people with 21st century skills, to address youth unemployment, to link businesses with education systems and to promote parity of esteem with other educational pathways. More...

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The OECD Skills Outlook 2015 shows how improving the employability of youth requires a comprehensive approach

Résultat de recherche d'images pour More than 35 million 16-29 year-olds across OECD countries are neither employed nor in education or training. The study “OECD Skills Outlook 2015. Youth, Skills and Employability” makes clear that where education and the labour market co-exist as two separate worlds, it is very difficult for young people to manage the transition from one to the other. More...

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29 octobre 2015

UPP publishes research on lifestyle and employability at university

UPPUPP is this week launching their annual Student Experience Survey, Work hard, play hard, conducted by Research Academy. The findings of the report will be discussed at a series of high-level roundtables at the Labour and Conservative Party conferences – held in partnership with HEPI.
The research shows the importance of employability with nearly three quarters of students and applicants saying they would be prepared to pay higher fees if it guaranteed them a graduate-level job on completion of their degree. With respondents, on average, willing to pay an additional £1726 for employment security following graduation. More...

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23 octobre 2015

'Higher Education and Employability'

HomeBy Doug Lederman. The political and public policy landscape is increasingly dotted (one might say littered) with those who view the purpose of higher education as about preparing people for the workplace, from governors questioning whether their state universities are producing too many graduates in anthropology or other liberal arts disciplines to Education Department officials whose college data tool focuses heavily on economic outcomes. Read more...

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05 septembre 2015

Le Crédoc analyse les critères d’employabilité utilisés par Pôle emploi

CARIF-OREF Ile de La RéunionQuels sont les outils et les pratiques des conseillers mis en œuvre pour appréhender l’employabilité des demandeurs d’emploi ? Dans un contexte de chômage de masse, le service public de l’emploi tend à concentrer les moyens dont il dispose pour accompagner les demandeurs d’emploi jugés comme ayant le plus besoin de soutien dans leur parcours d’accès à l’emploi. Voir l'article...

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