Employability international: what lessons can we learn from overseas HEIs?
Wednesday, 2 November 2016 from 12:00 to 13:00 (GMT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Here's the description of the original webinar:
Employability international: What lessons can we learn from overseas heis?
In this interactive webinar we will explore the following questions:
- Employability international: what lessons can we learn from overseas HEIs?
- How do our overseas colleagues approach the issue of employability?
- What could we learn from them in terms of delivery and outcomes?
- This webinar, the second in our Employability series, explores the approach towards employability adopted by universities in different parts of the world from Europe, North America and Australasia.
The session is aimed at careers and employability professionals and academics who are engaged in designing, delivering and evaluating employability provision across a range of curricula.
By the end of the course participants will have explored examples of how employability is delivered by universities from across the world.
This webinar will enable you to:
Reflect on employability infrastructure within UK institutions
Assess how different countries have produced distinct frameworks to support employability delivery
Explore case studies from various countries (e.g. US, Australia, Finland, Netherlands, New Zealand) which explore aspects such as co-operative learning, institutional-wide approaches and the marketing of careers services
Compare examples of academic and employer liaison within institutions from across the world
Look at broader career development enhancement such as in Saudi Arabia
Share your ideas, questions and learning with your fellow participants
Provide an international context to the work you are doing
Develop your understanding of the sector
Refresh your knowledge of the relevant literature
Understand how other institutions from across the world are enhancing the employability of their students
Training provided by experts from the field
Recording of the webinar available here.
Senior Careers Consultant, Research Unit, The Careers Group
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