Entrepreneurship and Employability Among Nigerian Graduates

Chinyere T Nwaoga; Faith C. Omeke, University of Nigeria

Over 80% of graduates in Nigeria are unemployed, in spite of their qualifications, they are employable yet they are not employed. The inability of the higher educational institutions to meet the needs...

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Deficiency of employability capacity

L. Vilka; I. Pelse, Riga Stradiņs University

Young unemployed people have comprised one of the significantly largest groups of the unemployed people in Latvia in recent years. One of the reasons why young people have difficulty integrating into ...

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Development and assessment of key skills in undergraduate students: An action-research experience

Ana Fernández-Santander; María José García-García; Beatriz Sáez-Pizarro; María José Terrón-López, Universidad Europea de Madrid

Employers look for professionals able to work in a team, able to approach problems, with the capacity to analyze and resolve problems, under the constant renewal of knowledge and competencies. In this...

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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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Vietnamese higher education and the issue of enhancing graduate employability

June (Thi Tuyet) Tran, La Trobe University

The rapid change in the graduate labour market in the globalizing era calls for responsiveness from the higher education systems all over the world. Enhancing graduate employability has become a topic...

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Role of International Higher Education in Developing Employability: Limitations and Opportunities

Fahria Masum, Technische Universitaet Muenchen

Employability of graduates is one of the current policy concerns emerging in higher education developments and the implementation of Bologna process. It calls for a continued proactive role of univers...

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