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Patka, Mazna; Bukhash, Maryam Fuad; Jogia, Jigar; Barbato, Mariapaola; Moussa, Mona – Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 2022
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to pilot an undergraduate teaching assistantship for Emirati students, an area of scholarship underexplored in the Middle East. The teaching assistantship was developed to better prepare students for the workforce, amidst the push for Emiratization. Design/methodology/approach: Over the course of one…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Teaching Assistants, Program Effectiveness
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Baker, Denise; Robertshaw, David – Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 2022
Purpose: This paper reflects on changes to end-point assessment (EPA) brought about as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and considers how proposed future change will impact on training providers and employers of health apprentices. Design/methodology/approach: The paper provides an analysis of apprenticeship policy, the role of EPA and…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Summative Evaluation, COVID-19, Pandemics
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Sarpong-Nyantakyi, Josephine; Osei-Poku, Patrick; Eshun, Eric Francis – Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 2022
Purpose: Graduate unemployment is widely reported not only in Ghana but also across the globe. The purpose of this study is to examine the relevance of the HND Commercial Art Programme, Graphic Design (CAPGD) option, to the graphic art industry and to determine the work readiness of graduates of HND CAPGD at the world of work.…
Descriptors: Art Education, Education Work Relationship, Career Readiness, Foreign Countries
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Silva Piovani, Verónica Gabriela; Parra Barbosa Rinaldi, Ieda; Both, Jorge – Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 2022
Purpose: This article aims to explain the transfer of training model used in the training of human resources within organizations and its possibilities for the mandatory internship (MI) in sport science (SS) higher education. Design/methodology/approach: A review that argues the concept of transfer of learning, the model of factors that affect the…
Descriptors: Transfer of Training, Internship Programs, Undergraduate Study, Sports Medicine
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Mungaray-Lagarda, Alejandro; Osorio-Novela, Germán; Ramírez-Angulo, Natanael – Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 2022
Purpose: This paper presents a university service-learning program as an innovative model of assistance to deliver business development services to Mexican microenterprises. Design/methodology/approach: The main objectives were to deliver business development services in situ at no cost to unprivileged enterprises, conduct research on…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Entrepreneurship, Foreign Countries, Economic Development
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Ferreras-Garcia, Raquel; Sales-Zaguirre, Jordi; Serradell-López, Enric – Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 2022
Purpose: The aim of this article is to provide evidence about how the acquisition of competencies through internships influence student learning process results, and about whether learning process results are affected by the gender differences, by considering two sustainable development goals (SDGs) of the 2030 United Nations' Agenda: Gender…
Descriptors: Tourism, Internship Programs, Skill Development, Gender Differences
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Renart Vicens, Gemma; Vall-llosera Casanovas, Laura; Saurina Canals, Carme; Serra, Laura – Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 2022
Purpose: Entrepreneurship requires the attitudes and capabilities needed to begin new and innovative projects able to create positive impacts in the economy of a society. Given that it forms the basis from which new companies, products and innovations emerge, it is a very relevant term in business. With the aim of strengthening these capabilities,…
Descriptors: Universities, Entrepreneurship, Educational Strategies, Intention
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Knight, Peter; Peesker, Karen; Mich, Claudia C. – Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 2022
Purpose: The purpose of this exploratory study is to investigate the impact of sales education on recent graduates' career preparedness and understand how sales programs might prepare students better for successful sales careers. We investigate the known competencies leading to sales success that were, or were not, adequately developed by their…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Leadership, Sales Occupations, Business Administration Education
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Daubney, Kate – Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 2022
Purpose: This paper introduces a new approach to embedding employability by extracting from higher education curriculum the knowledge, attributes, skills and experience that employers value. The Extracted Employability concept enables academics to surface the innate employability value of what they already teach across all curriculums, disciplines…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, College Curriculum, Foreign Countries, Curriculum Development
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Lantu, Donald Crestofel; Suharto, Yulianto; Fachira, Ira; Permatasari, Anggraeni; Anggadwita, Grisna – Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 2022
Purpose: The development of teaching methods in the field of entrepreneurship education is a challenge for academics to achieve "real active learning." This paper aims to investigate the effectiveness of learning experience through internship program at start-ups. This paper examines the benefits and challenges from stakeholders'…
Descriptors: Internship Programs, Entrepreneurship, Program Effectiveness, Values
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Mandal, Nirmal Kumar; Edwards, Francis Robert – Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 2022
Purpose: As part of the Co-Operative Education Program (CEP) under study, a Work-integrated Learning (WIL) student engagement framework is presented. The framework focusses on the effectiveness of the WIL program with real-world assessment tasks to prepare students for graduate employment. In order to evaluate the level at which the engineering…
Descriptors: Career Readiness, Foreign Countries, Engineering Education, Experiential Learning
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Lester, Stan – Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 2022
Purpose: This paper examines architecture as an example of the evolving context of qualifying routes in UK professions. Design/methodology/approach: The background and current state of architectural education, qualifying routes and regulatory frameworks in the UK is presented as a case-study, and compared with practices in professional education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Architectural Education, Architecture, Apprenticeships
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Mayombe, Celestin – Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 2022
Purpose: The unemployment rate among disadvantaged youths (aged 15-34 years) in large parts of Africa, Asia and Latin America has become a global concern. The concern in this article is that most WIL programmes could not facilitate a smooth WIL-to-work transition. The purpose of the article is to examine the roles of partner stakeholders in the…
Descriptors: Unemployment, Disadvantaged Youth, Work Experience Programs, Partnerships in Education
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Valencia-Arias, Alejandro; Arango-Botero, Diana; Sánchez-Torres, Javier A. – Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 2022
Purpose: The purpose of this study is to verify some relationships between entrepreneurial attitude, university environment, entrepreneurial culture and entrepreneurial training, which can be used to promote entrepreneurship among university students. Design/methodology/approach: A sample of 3,005 questionnaires answered by students from ten…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Student Attitudes, College Environment, College Students
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Kemp, Linzi J.; McLoughlin, Linda – Higher Education, Skills and Work-based Learning, 2022
Purpose: The study aims to discover influences on the career intentions of millennials in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Design/methodology/approach: Qualitative data about career intentions were collected from a sample group (#50) of students at an international university in the UAE. Participant's responses were recorded in five groups,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Occupational Aspiration, Undergraduate Students, Social Influences
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