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An Overview of UW’s Strategic Approach to developing student employability Dr John Peters, NTF, FHEA Academic Development and Practice, UW June 2013
Strategic Plan: Mission extracts Enable our students to: Flourish and achieve their full potential Acquire high level employability skills Our courses: Enable students to undertake work related to their study, to develop their job seeking skills, to learn through community engagement and volunteering, and recognise achievements through appropriate qualifications and awards Opportunity for students to: Combine learning and earning
Learning and Teaching Strategy, Goal 3: Highly employable, enterprising, creative and professional 3.1 We will embed professional, employability and career management skills in our curricula, such that students can engage in autonomous personal and professional development. 3.3 Opportunities for our students to undertake work related to their study, to develop their entrepreneurial skills and to learn from engagement with local communities, issues and projects, will be increased. 3.5 We will seek to develop more work-based programmes that are bespoke to the needs of specific employment sectors and employers.
Student Employability supporting Statement: employability addressed through Curriculum WBL/WRL Enterprise Opportunities beyond the curriculum Links with external organisations and employers Careers education information and guidance Personal Development Planning
Supporting student employability ‘4.3. All undergraduate courses will include either a mandatory work-based learning module or have learning from work as part of their programmes.’ The employable Worcester [post] graduate –Generic employability outcomes to map into programmes The Worcester Award ‘Earn as you learn’ –Ambassadors, Internships, students as partners projects, research assistantships, mentoring, etc.
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