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Perspectives of employability skills

posted on 2017-11-27, 01:24 authored by ANNE LOUISE NEWTON
The study investigated the different perspectives held by young people, employers and policy makers around Employability Skills and it examined how young people learnt these skills. This study draws young peoples’ perspectives into the research around Employability Skills and highlights the way in which social and cultural capital mediate their development. The research points to a model to re-vision employability skills which recognises the many ways in which they are learnt, over time and across a career trajectory.


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Principal supervisor

Alison Clemans

Additional supervisor 1

John Pardy

Year of Award


Department, School or Centre



Doctor of Philosophy

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Faculty of Education