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GSL Higher Education Network Annual Meeting 2018

Date:
16 - 17 January 2018
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Event type:
Social Event
Organised by:
Geological Society Events, Higher Education Network
Venue:
University of Plymouth
Event status:
EVENT CLOSED

'The Way to Work’: Graduate Employability in the Geosciences

The University of Plymouth hosted the 2018 HEN Annual Meeting, which this year featured graduate employability as its general theme. The meeting provided a forum for lively discussion and the sharing of good practice between teachers, students, practitioners, employers and other stakeholders on issues relating to the employability of GEES graduates. 

Meeting Resources

Presentations from this meeting are available to download below:

The changing world of geoscience graduate employment: a Plymouth University perspective 2007-2017
Martin Stokes, University of Plymouth 


Discovering what makes students employable with insights from a professional advisory board
Linda Kirstein & Wyn Williams, University of Edinburgh

Enhancing employability attributes for environmental science graduates
Charlotte Braungardt et al., University of Plymouth

Making GEES students employable: a personal perspective
James Griffiths, University of Plymouth

Exploring barriers to employability for GEES students with disabilities
Alison Stokes et al., Univeristy of Plymouth, University of Leeds, Open University

Engineering Geology Industrial Bursary Scheme - a pathway to employability
Nick Koor, University of Portsmouth

Can authentic assessment improve student engagement and employability skills? 
Jane Collings & Priska Schoenborn, University of Plymouth

Bringing the 3D world into the classroom
Malcolm Whitworth, University of Portsmouth

Career professionals and academics: working together to increase employability
Claire Guy et al., University of Plymouth, University of Exeter, University of Birmingham

Use of Team working to develop student learning, employability skills and authentic assessment 
Gawen Jenkins & Alan Boyle, University of Leicester, University of Liverpool