• Cultivating future ready learners - 6 ways to lift your employability game.

    by Richard Dando

 

Cultivating future ready learners - 6 ways to lift your employability game.

~ Employability ~

AUGUST 2nd 2018· by Richard Dando

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Our recent research into the strategic ambitions of universities across the globe shows that almost three-quarters of universities reference employability as a key institutional driver

 
 
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The employability game - why it really matters

In a higher education environment where extra-curricular achievement is seen as having equal importance to experience acquired through academic studies, many universities are now looking at how to make better use of technology to support experiential learning in order to help students gain a competitive edge in the job market. Indeed, our recent research into the strategic ambitions of universities across the globe (summarised in the infographic below) indicated that almost three-quarters of universities reference employability as a key institutional driver.

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Download your free employability guide

As part of our commitment here at PebblePad to sharing ideas to help universities encourage and support experiential learning, we've published a free guide offering up tips on how to build successful employability initiatives. In the guide, you'll find ideas on creating employability frameworks, fostering a culture of reflective practice, designing authentic assessment and more. All of the ideas are based on more than 15 years of experience working out in the field with a wide range of terrific higher education customers. So, if you're looking for ways to lift your employability game and develop future ready graduates, why not download your free copy today?

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The Employability Guide is available as a free download

Download your free copy
 
 
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About the Global Trends in Higher Education Research Data

* University ranking is taken from the latest published data from QS World University Rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).
Data is based on the analysis of 50 Teaching and Learning Strategies from a range of universities across the globe.

 
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Author

Richard spent much of his early career in teaching and elearning roles, and before joining the PebblePad gang he was part of an Academy in a Fortune 500 company. Richard has now switched over to marketing and communications - mostly because he enjoys the wider selection of crayons and felt-tip pens at his disposal. A Chartered Marketer, Richard is super passionate about all things PebblePad, and having now worked at PebblePad for over six years, spreading the word about PebblePad and the amazing things it can do really has really become his baby. Outside of work, he’s also a proud dad to two happy, human children.

 

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