University employability agendas, targets and strategies

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Abstract

Over the past two decades in particular we have seen seismic shifts in relation to understandings and conceptualisations of employability and whose responsibility itis to cultivate and maintain it. Clearly the employability agenda has taken centre stage as universities and other tertiary providers demarcate and even celebrate it as a strategic priority. And given that The Foundation for Young Australians (2016)predicts that “today’s 15-year-olds will likely navigate 17 changes in employer across 5 different careers” (p. 6), there are startling and pressing implications for the employability agenda.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEducation for employability
Subtitle of host publicationLearning for future possibilities
EditorsJoy Higgs, Will Letts, Geoffrey Crisp
Place of PublicationRotterdam, The Netherlands
PublisherBrill | Sense
Chapter3
Pages21-36
Volume2
ISBN (Electronic)9789004418707
ISBN (Print)9789004418684, 9789004418691
Publication statusPublished - 12 Aug 2019

Publication series

NamePractice Futures
PublisherBrill Sense

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