THE MEDIA ACADEMY3
STORY
Research
Quick questions
• Can anyone name an employability skill?
•
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• What do you think professional identities are?
•

•
• Who ...
Employability
Reasons for research
• Observations of students who

have worked ‘professionally’
• The opportunity for ‘academic’
student...
A new learning environment
• Working on live briefs

as a separate
enrichment activity
links a ‘real’ working
environment ...
Benefits
• Development of

professional identities
• Development of
employability skills
• Increased selfconfidence
Why?
• All benefits can help aid

progression to
employment or university
• Developing professional
identities can help yo...
Student experiences
• http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E6e45B5SCPg
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  • What are employability skills? Professional identities?
  • The media academy3 story

    1. 1. THE MEDIA ACADEMY3 STORY Research
    2. 2. Quick questions • Can anyone name an employability skill? • • • What do you think professional identities are? • • • Who knows what they want to do at college and beyond?
    3. 3. Employability
    4. 4. Reasons for research • Observations of students who have worked ‘professionally’ • The opportunity for ‘academic’ students to develop ‘employability skills’ or ‘professional identities’ seemed limited
    5. 5. A new learning environment • Working on live briefs as a separate enrichment activity links a ‘real’ working environment with a programme of study
    6. 6. Benefits • Development of professional identities • Development of employability skills • Increased selfconfidence
    7. 7. Why? • All benefits can help aid progression to employment or university • Developing professional identities can help you make decisions about career and academic paths • Employability skills help you develop attributes which help you learn and increase your confidence socially or in a workplace.
    8. 8. Student experiences • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E6e45B5SCPg

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