Enhancing employability through placements in higher education

Ruth Brooks, Judie Kay

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Abstract

Welcome to this special edition of Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning focusing on enhancing employability by undertaking a work placement while studying at university. In July 2013 the University of Huddersfield hosted a conference on the same theme; the quality of papers presented highlighted the depth and breadth of innovative practice within higher education and subsequently led to the idea of showcasing work in this field through a special edition journal. It is hoped that the experience shared in the papers presented here will contribute to ongoing curriculum development and employability based initiatives to ensure students are supported in becoming employable graduates of the future.
Original languageEnglish
JournalHigher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning
Volume4
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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