Innovate Higher Education to Enhance Graduate Employability: Rethinking the Possibilities

Hong Bui, Hoa Nguyen, Doug Cole

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Abstract

The worldwide marketization of higher education has resulted in a growing pressure on universities’ accountability, particularly in terms of more tangible learning outcomes directly related to paying higher tuition fees. Covering globally diverse perspectives, Innovate Higher Education to Enhance Graduate Employability uses a range of international case studies to help practitioners and researchers review, reflect on and refresh their ability to bridge the gap between university and industry. A timely response to the need to improve the quality of higher education in order to build work readiness in students, this book: Adds a critical, global dimension to this topical area in higher education as well as society’s concerns Provides a number of practice-based case studies on how universities can transform their programmes to enhance graduate employability Acts as a source of practical suggestions for how to improve students' sufficient employability including their skills, knowledge and attitudes Provides insights from theory, practices and policy perspectives. A crucial read for anyone looking to engage with the global issue of graduate employability, Innovate Higher Education to Enhance Graduate Employability covers both theoretical frameworks and practical models through an exploration of how universities around the world are using innovative techniques to enhance employability.

Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon, U. K.
PublisherRoutledge, Taylor & Francis Group
Number of pages176
ISBN (Electronic)9780429608216
ISBN (Print)9780367179847
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2019

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)

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