Resources: Skills

6 resources found for "Skills"
Employer concepts of graduate employability
This is an ESCalate research project led by Geoff Hinchliffe of the University of East Anglia. The project aims to research employer perceptions of graduate employability. The HE understanding of employer perception is currently framed in terms of key skills and personal qualities which are then reflected back into degree programmes. There has been insufficient recent systematic research undertaken into employer expectations of graduates (for...
Enterprising Partnerships, Creative Courses; the key to graduates with impact
Joe Gadzula from Liverpool Hope University writes this introduction to the Spring 2011 ESCalate newsletter. He describes the concerns both students and staff in Higher Education have about student employability and the development of a skill set. He also introduces the case studies that feature in the newsletter, which include some interesting new initiatives
ESCalate newsletter issue 2, summer 2005
This is the ESCalate newsletter issue 2, published in summer 2005. Articles in this issue include: Education stories in the media, Jenny Moon - Putting Writing at the Centre, Ruth Leitch - Outstanding dissertation award, Student writing award scheme - the winners, Development grants - the next steps, In conversation with...Alison Fox, PDP are you ready?, Editorial by Dr Tony Brown. It is presented as a single PDF file of some 12 pages
Fundamental Movement Skills
This is an ESCalate Hot Topic grant awarded to Rachael Jefferson-Buchanan of Bath Spa University. Fundamental Movement Skills' (STEPS PD), has helped me to find my way through the initiative maze in ITE. Accordingly, I have developed a level 6 Education Studies module entitled ‘Health and Movement in Young Children’ around this 12 hour professional development opportunity, which promotes holistic, play-based, child-centred educational values. My...
Student employability - what are the issues?
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, summer 2010 celebrating 10 years of the education subject centre. Helena Mitchell writes on how she became increasingly interested in issues of student employability as part of her work and with the help of an ESCalate grant has been able to conduct further research into this crucial area
The freedom to write
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, summer 2010, celebrating 10 years of the education subject centre. Rebecca Turner explains how the collaboration between ESCalate and the HELP CETL provided invaluable support for scholarly activity amongst staff at the University of Plymouth Colleges