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UK students and sex work: current knowledge and research issues
Available evidence, largely arecdotal suggests that students are turning to quick ways of making money such as work in the sex industry in order to balance their finances, a trend seen in other countries with similar student ...
'There's a place for us'- and our graduates - in the workplace
(The British Psychological Society, 2009)
This article forms part of a special issue of Psychology Teaching Review. The article contributes to a discussion on the future employability of psychology graduates.
Supporting the transition from HND Social Sciences into BPS accredited second year psychology degrees
(Higher Education Academy Psychology Network, 2006-10-26)
Executive Summary Under the auspices of the Higher Education Academy Psychology Network, and supported by the Scottish Funding Council, a small Colleges/ HEI working group was set up with the objective of investigating ...
Constructing graduate attributes: a personality profile in action
(Warsaw School of Social Sciences and Humanities, 2010-09-25)
Developing the personal, dissolving the political
(World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology, 2008-05)
The emergence of person-centred discourse based around notions of ‘personal development planning’ and ‘work-life balance’ has taken hold in education and the workplace in recent years. This paper examines this discourse ...
Graduate attributes in higher education: profiles or competencies?
(British Sociological Association, 2011-04-08)
Higher education is in a state of transformation across the world. The 2009 synthesis report from the Global University Network for Innovation draws attention to the many challenges that confront the sector. There is a ...
Gender and personal development planning in higher education
(Stockholms universitet, 2009-08-06)
In the United Kingdom it has been just over ten years since Personal development Planning (PDP) was proposed by the National Commission into Higher Education (Dearing, 1997) and since then it has become a central feature ...
The first year in higher education: engagement and empowerment
(The International Journal of Learning, 2010)
This paper considers what we mean by referring to empowerment in higher education (HE) with respect to student engagement and persistence (Barnett, 2007, 2009). This is considered from the point of view of how students ...
Graduate attributes and the knowledge society: developments in Scottish higher education
(ECPR - Standing Group on international relations, 2010-09)
Higher education is in a state of transformation across the world. The 2009 synthesis report from the Global University Network for Innovation (GUNI) entitled ‘Higher Education at a time of Transformation: New Dynamics ...