Education + Training: Volume 65 Issue 10


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Employer collaboration in developing graduate employability: a pilot study in Ireland

Miriam O'Regan, Aiden Carthy, Colm McGuinness, Philip Owende

The purpose of this paper is to evaluate the impact on student work readiness outcomes of collaboration with employers in developing and delivering tailored graduate employability…


Differences in self-perceived employability between university and VET students: an analysis of emerging adults in Spain

María Inmaculada Sánchez-Queija, Laura Sánchez-García, Andrew T. Rothwell, Águeda Parra

The present study analyzes differences in self-perceived employability (SPE) among Spanish university and vocational education and training (VET) students. It also aims to…


University-supported job search methods and educational mismatch in bachelor's and master's graduates

Cecilia Albert, Maria A. Davia

This paper addresses the relevance of job search methods and strategies in determining vertical mismatch and the risk of underusing skills or knowledge in first jobs amongst…


Individual resilience and academic achievements: a soft traits approach to craft universities' placement and facilitate firms' onboarding

Franca Cantoni, Silvia Platoni, Roberta Virtuani

Frequently the universities' Placement Service is based on the student's hard profile at the expense of soft traits. On the other side, the “person–organization fit” axiom…

Student perceptions of Living Lab research internships in the COVID-19 pandemic – a Dutch case study

Annelieke Michelle van Engelenhoven, Josefine L. Geiger, A. Berfu Ünal, Rowan-Niels Spinder, Indira S.E. van der Zande

To effectively generate solutions to today's complex challenges, cooperation between governments, industry, civil society and academia is essential. To adequately prepare students…

Preparing students for the future workplace: how online teaching and learning during the COVID-19 pandemic hone required transferable skills

Bertha Jacobs, Hanri Taljaard-Swart, Nadene Marx-Pienaar, Lizette Diedericks, Nadine Sonnenberg, Suné Donoghue, Adeline Pretorius, Gerrie du Rand

Skilled graduates delivered through vocational programmes are critical to ensure the future growth of emerging economies. This study explored students' reflections and experiences…

The linkages between antecedents, processes and outcomes of internship

Helen Poltimäe, Kärt Rõigas, Anneli Lorenz

The purpose of this paper is to identify how different factors of antecedents and processes affect the outcomes of an internship, measured in terms of competency development.

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