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Messer, David – Education & Training, 2018
Purpose: In the UK, concern frequently has been voiced that young people lack appropriate employability skills. One way to address this is to provide work based placements. In general, previous research findings have indicated that young people find such placements useful because of help with career choice and relevant skills. However, most…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Job Placement, Job Skills, Employment Potential
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Gedye, Sharon; Beaumont, Emily – Education & Training, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore employability in the context of higher education (HE) from the students' perspective. Limited attention has been paid to student understandings of their own employability in a Sport Science context and Tymon (2011) refers to them as "the missing perspective". Design/methodology/approach:…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Knowledge Level, Definitions
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Kapasi, Isla; Grekova, Galina – Education & Training, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the perceptions and perspectives of students with regards to self-determined learning in an entrepreneurship education (EE) context and its potential contribution to employability. Design/methodology/approach: This research used a mixed-methods approach with a sample of 25 students currently…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Student Attitudes, Self Determination, Student Participation
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Manning, Louise – Education & Training, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to develop a conceptual framework along with a set of hypotheses that reflects the dynamic relationships that operate within an entrepreneurial land-based university in order to then undertake empirical research. Design/methodology/approach: This paper, through reflection on existing literature, critiques the…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Foreign Countries, Models, Correlation
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Oftedal, Elin Merethe; Iakovleva, Tatiana A.; Foss, Lene – Education & Training, 2018
Purpose: How university context (UC) enhances students' entrepreneurial intentions and opportunity recognition is an emerging topic. It is known that students learn, not only from educational programmes, but also from the context in which they are embedded. The purpose of this paper is to investigate the effect of such context on student's…
Descriptors: College Students, Entrepreneurship, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries