Conceptualising and measuring 'employablity' - lessons from a National OLT Project.
MetadataShow full item record
The notion that employability should be an explicit outcome of higher education degrees is gaining traction in Australia, the U.K. and elsewhere. It is especially relevant to generalist and semi-professional degrees where the pathway to employment than it is for some professional degrees. To be able to promote employability as a worthwhile and sensible outcome of higher education, it is necessary to be able to determine what cluster of abilities should be taken to constitute employability. This paper reports on the results of a national project “Measuring the impact of WIL on student work-readiness”, and focuses on a confirmatory factor analysis of 6 dimensions of ability adopted by the study. It explores the provenance and utility of these measures for future employability research. The dimensions explored are: lifelong learning; professional practices and standards; integration of knowledge/theory and practice; informed decision making (applied information literacy); commencement readiness; and collaboration.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
"It's about fitting in with the organization": A qualitative study of employers of nurse practitioners.Leidel, S.; Hauck, Y.; McGough, Shirley (2018)AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: To explore the views of employers about the value nurse practitioners (NPs) add to health services, enablers and barriers to employing NPs, and intentions to employ NPs or expand NP services in the ...
Jacob, A.; Scott, Melissa; Falkmer, Marita; Falkmer, Torbjorn (2015)Background: Despite an ambition from adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to be employed, there are limited opportunities for competitive employment for this group. Employment is not only an entitlement enjoyed by ...
The role of relationships versus reputation in determining perceptions of employer attractiveness : a case-based study into how employer brand perception is formed in the health industryArcher, Catherine Jane (2008)In Australia and many other developed countries, there have been acute skills shortages in a number of different industries. Even with the current economic downturn, healthcare continues to have a shortfall in staffing. ...