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How universities can assess employability skills?
Pelt, Véronique; Baumann, Michèle
2009
 

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Keywords :
employability skills; European Higher Education Area; quality of life
Abstract :
[en] The SQALES (Students' Quality of Life and Employability Skills) project aims to help universities adopt the recommendations from Bergen (Communiqué 2005) within the framework of the Bologna Process and the European Higher Education Area (EHEA, Communiqué de Louvain & European Council, 2009). Under the European Council declaration of 1999, universities have become subject to assessment in terms of productivity and competitiveness. Against that background, we aim to help universities: Create a tool for assessing employability skills (ES) and addressing the requirements of the Bologna Process and the European Higher Education Area (EHEA, European Council, 2009) Create an evaluation device with which to establish benchmarks Facilitate a dialogue between all those involved in order to meet students’ needs Adopt new activities and make use of new resources Compare themselves with other European universities The objectives of Sqales are to: - Describe Employability skills, WHOQoL domains and socio-demographic characteristics Analyse the links between employability skills and other variables Identify students' feelings about their faculties using a range of scores
Disciplines :
Public health, health care sciences & services
Sociology & social sciences
Identifiers :
UNILU:UL-CONFERENCE-2011-264
Author, co-author :
Pelt, Véronique 
Baumann, Michèle ;  University of Luxembourg > Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education (FLSHASE) > Integrative Research Unit: Social and Individual Development (INSIDE)
Language :
English
Title :
How universities can assess employability skills?
Publication date :
2009
Number of pages :
38-47
Event name :
IIIrd International Workshop : The Bachelor – Changes in Performance and Quality of Studying?
Event organizer :
AG Hochschulforschung & FREREF Réseau Uni 21
Event place :
University of Konstanz, Germany
Event date :
November 12th –14th
Audience :
International
Name of the research project :
F3R-INS-PUL-08SQLE > SQALES > > BAUMANN Michèle
Funders :
University of Luxembourg - UL
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