A Multilevel Person-Centered Examination of Teachers’ Workplace Demands and Resources: Links With Work-Related Well-Being

Rebecca J. Collie; Lars-Erik Malmberg; Andrew J. Martin; Pamela Sammons; Alexandre J. S. Morin, University of Oxford

Teachers’ healthy and effective functioning at work is impacted by the demands they face and the resources they can access. In this study, person-centered analysis was adopted to identify distinct t...

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The fifty-percenters: the economic value of education

Louise Walsh, University of Cambridge

Almost half of young people in the UK now go to university. Who gets in – and what and where they study – affects a person’s place in society and their future earnings, as well as the skills ava...

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I doubt very seriously whether anyone will hire me; factors predicting employability perceptions in higher education

Alexandra Forsythe, University of Liverpool

Understanding what makes people feel employable is enhanced by studying both the structural and individual dimensions of human behaviour. This paper examines the relative impact of three variables on ...

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Focusing in on employability: using content analysis to explore the employability discourse in UK and USA universities

Deesha Chadha; James Toner, King’s College London

In this paper, we have taken initial steps towards highlighting the employability discourse in higher education by using content analysis to explore website data at 40 higher education institutions (H...

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Connecting academic learning with workplace learning

Dilly Fung, London School of Economics

The purpose of the research is to discover which employability skills may be developed by students from technical universities in order to meet market demands. Since graduates from technical universit...

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Embedding employability behaviours

Deryn Graham, University of Greenwich

Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to look at how employability is currently embedded within courses to prepare students for their transition into the world of work, identifying the teaching and l...

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What Lessons Should We Learn From Valve’s Innovative Management Model?

Julian Birkinshaw, London Business School

Valve is a fascinating example of a company experimenting with a new way of working – one in which there are no traditional managers, and where employees are encouraged to take direct responsibility...

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Competing in the graduate labour market: Student perspectives on (not) participating in extra-curricular activities

Paul Greenbank, Edge Hill University

In order to be able to compete in an increasingly competitive graduate labour market students need to develop their 'personal capital'. Participation in a range of relevant extra-curricular activities...

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Stakeholder attitudes towards employability in a Sino-British university

Sarah Speight; Natasa Lackovic; Lucy Cooker, University of Nottingham

In 2004 the University of Nottingham opened its branch campus, the University of Nottingham Ningbo China (UNNC). Degree-awarding powers for UNNC remain with the UK, but there is recognition that Notti...

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Employability: aligning the message, the medium and academic values

Mantz Yorke, Lancaster University

For a long time, links have been made between higher education and economic activity. The relatively recent emphases on employability (in the UK) and graduate attributes (largely in Australia) can be ...

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