Learning design for employability checklist

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Employability checklist

  1. 1. Learning design for employability checklist What attitudes and knowledge are employers looking for in graduates seeking to enter the sector? List 6 subject specific skills that are required by employers in the sector and add to the skill table below Using the cards to stimulate discussion and thinking, identify opportunities in your design for the following skills to be explicitly taught? How and when might you assess these? People Skills Generalist Skills Team working Problem-solving / intellectual Leadership IT/computer literacy Interpersonal Flexibility and adaptability Customer orientation Numeracy Oral / written communication Business acumen Cultural Awareness Commitment Self-Reliance Skills Subject Specialist Skills Self-awareness / confidence 1. Self-promotion 2. Initiative, proactivity, self motivation 3. Networking skills 4. Willing to learn 5. Action planning and self regulation 6. Are there opportunities in your design for students to choose modules or work areas within a module so they can tailor the content of their course to their perceived needs / interests? Where might appropriate professional attitudes developed and discussed with students? Have you identified where work related learning activities take place in the course? How might these made explicit to students? Have opportunities to increase work related learning in the course been identified and taken? Are all students given a basic grounding in ethics within the discipline field? Can you identify employers who would review your curriculum and provide feedback on its content? Adapted from resources produced by Birmingham City University Careers Service www.bcu.ac.uk/studentservices/ careers and The Art of Building Windmills – Peter Hawkins 1999;Graduates Work - CRQ 1997 See also www.windmillsprogramme.com for details. Generic skills list taken from the HEA Academy Employability audit http://www.bioscience.heacademy.ac.uk/ftp/resources/audit/employability.pdf

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