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Employability “a set of achievements skills, understandings and personal attributes that make graduates more likely to gain employment and be successful in their chosen occupations, which benefits themselves, the workforce, the community and the economy.” (Yorke, Knight et al, 2003) Public Service degrees: Work placements: – WBL1 – WBL2 Guest lectures Public Service Forum Teaching & Assessment Employability module
Changes widened range of work placements made explicit focus on skills and employability in work placement modules – – content and assignment – Employability Service input Social media Dissertations
Summary Graduate destinations – Range – Contact Reflection & articulation Further research
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