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Heads of department presenation.pptx


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Heads of department presenation.pptx

  1. 1. Supporting employability in departments: the Geology model Stuart Johnson Richard Wilcock
  2. 2. Careers Service Succeed in your studies | Gain experience | Develop your career
  3. 3. Supporting employability <ul><li>Employability is rightly in the spotlight </li></ul><ul><li>Review highlighted the importance of addressing employability at a departmental level as well as centrally </li></ul><ul><li>Geology are a good example of what that can look like </li></ul>
  4. 4. Geology is different in some ways <ul><li>The nature of the subject </li></ul><ul><li>The nature of the intake </li></ul><ul><li>The nature of the course </li></ul>
  5. 5. But its approach is still transferable <ul><li>A curriculum based approach </li></ul><ul><li>Staff involvement </li></ul><ul><li>Encouraging work experience </li></ul><ul><li>Links with industry </li></ul><ul><li>Alumni </li></ul>
  6. 6. Examples from other departments <ul><li>Work experience opportunities across Leicestershire schools </li></ul><ul><li>Biological Sciences Careers Day </li></ul><ul><li>Business Applications of Mathematics </li></ul><ul><li>Critical Management in Practice (inc. summer internship) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Whose responsibility?
  8. 8. What you can do <ul><li>Support your careers tutor </li></ul><ul><li>Get involved </li></ul><ul><li>Share responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage students to think about employability from an early stage </li></ul><ul><li>Come and talk to us </li></ul>
  9. 9. Your contacts <ul><li>Arts, Humanities and Law </li></ul><ul><li>Medicine, Biological Sciences and Psychology </li></ul><ul><li>Science and Engineering </li></ul><ul><li>Social Sciences </li></ul>