Employability Partnership
Agreements Update
Richard Wilcock
Curriculum Employability Manager

www.le.ac.uk/careers
Rationale
• Improve DLHE returns
• Adhering to the principles of engagement

• Clearly defined roles and responsibility
• ...
Update
• 22 agreements in place by October 1st
• 1 October – 1 December:
– 71 curricular/co-curricular interventions
– An ...
Future developments
• Better designed document
• Earlier agreement and sign-off

• Ongoing alignment to strategic objectiv...
Additional data
www.le.ac.uk/careers
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Richard Wilcock "Employability Partnership Agreement Update" presentation from the Employability Summit on 17th December 2013 at University of Leicester.

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  • Before we update it’s worth revisiting the rationale behind introducing the Transferable Skills Framework.Improving DLHE ReturnsRankings employment indicators measure the percentage of unemployed graduates and, of those that are working, those in professional/managerial level positions. The Sunday Times ranking, for example, has recently doubled the weighting attributed to the employability indicator therefore significantly increasing the importance of this aspects of an institution’s performance.- Academic departments offer an effective and invaluable opportunity to engage the majority of the student population. Adhering to the principles of engagementBefore and after interventions, Timetabled and mandatory, Worth doing.Clearly defined roles and responsibilitiesAn opportunity to maximise resources by identifying and agreeing clear roles and responsibilitiesOn-going reflection, analysis and planning- Semester1 review, semester 2 review, - Engagement figures, more data on Mycareers, accessible and comparitive DLHE data (Jan reviews we’ll take you through 2011/12 data)
  • Better designed document- Grouping activity by year group- Recording ongoing discussions/ideas- Comparative DLHE data (key competitors)Earlier agreement and sign-off - Agree 2014/15 EPA by end of June 2014- We will be in touch to organise semester 1 reviews for Jan/Feb time. We will also contact you to arrange a semester 2 review in April/May (which will also serve as the pre sign-off meeting) and a May/June date for EPA sign-Ongoing alignment to strategic objectives- Phase 2 strategy, embedding transferable skills framework within the curriculumImproved data presentationEasier to compare against other HEIsFuller my careers data so more accurate reflection on how engaged students areAccurate recording of curriculum/co-curriculum events
  • Employability Summit 4: 17th December 2013 - Richard Wilcock "Employability Partnership Agreement Update"

    1. 1. Employability Partnership Agreements Update Richard Wilcock Curriculum Employability Manager www.le.ac.uk/careers
    2. 2. Rationale • Improve DLHE returns • Adhering to the principles of engagement • Clearly defined roles and responsibility • On-going reflection, analysis and planning www.le.ac.uk/careers
    3. 3. Update • 22 agreements in place by October 1st • 1 October – 1 December: – 71 curricular/co-curricular interventions – An audience of 1347 unique students • 1059 undergraduates • 288 post-graduate Taught – A wide range of timely and bespoke provision www.le.ac.uk/careers
    4. 4. Future developments • Better designed document • Earlier agreement and sign-off • Ongoing alignment to strategic objectives • Additional data www.le.ac.uk/careers
    5. 5. Additional data
    6. 6. www.le.ac.uk/careers

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