Presentation on theme: "Students, Lecturer & Industry: Working Together In Partnership To Improve Employability. Paul Tracey."— Presentation transcript:
Students, Lecturer & Industry: Working Together In Partnership To Improve Employability. Paul Tracey.
Industry Experience Chartered Quantity Surveyor 25 years experience in industry. Only 3 years in teaching at university. Annual training of graduate engineers in the workplace to compensate for perceived gaps in their knowledge. Graduates and professionals struggling to make the link between law and practice.
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From Industry To University Participant observation and seeing the techniques working in industry led to “the CLDR 15”. Innovative teaching & learning approaches to help make the link between theory and practice. Shortlisted For Times Higher Education “Most Innovative Teacher 2012”.
The Student Voice Winner Of The University Of Salford Student Union Teaching Awards % Of Students Agreed That The CLDR 15 Helped Their Learning (MEQ 2013). Student Feedback Indicated That Greater Engagement With A Form Of Construction Contract Called NEC 3 Would Benefit Student Employability.
Acting On The Student Voice Developed A Partnership With A Firm Of NEC 3 Specialists Doig & Co. Partnership specific website: areyouready.ie Provides Partners With A Forum To Exchange Ideas, Blog, Tweet And For Students To Engage With NEC 3.
The Industry Perspective As An Employer Of Graduates Doig & Co Eager To Identify Potential Graduates For Employment Opportunities. Developing Existing Employees In Terms Of Continuing Professional Development. CPD Sessions : Using The CLDR 15 Worked Equally Well In Industry.
The Industry Perspective Building On The Partnership: Blogs, Twitter & Other Collaborative Interactions. Series Of Guest Lecturers From Industry. Engaging With Professional Bodies: Association Of Cost Engineers (NW) & Broadening The Partnership Network.
Critical Reflection & Pedagogy Engaging With The Literature. Grounding The Learning Interventions In Theory. Object Based Learning (Paris 2002).
The Next Stages For The Partnership Internships For Students. Opportunities For Students To Co-Present At Industry CPD Events. Exploring Other Aspects Of areyouready.
R IGOUR E MPLOYABILITY A PPLICABILITY D IVERSIFY Y OU R IGOUR E MPLOYABILITY A PPLICABILITY D IVERSIFY Y OU
ARE YOU READY?
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Reference List: MEQ 2013 Module Evaluation Questionnaire 14 June 2013: Construction Law & Dispute Resolution: University Of Salford. Paris, S.G. (2002) Perspectives On Object Centred Learning In Museums. Mahwah NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.