Sharing employability practice at the University of Derby
(a collaborative approach for future gain)
Friday, 11 September at 9.00am - 1.00pm
This half day interactive forum will provide an opportunity for colleagues to understand the ongoing developmental work in response to the University’s employability agenda. This supportive forum will also consider what is ‘distinctly Derby’ and how this can be used to shape our ongoing response to the employability agenda at curriculum level and beyond. This forum will provide an opportunity for colleagues to reflect on their own contributions to the development of employability and consider next steps in ensuring an ongoing sustainable impact.
- Hear about best practice taking place at other institutions
- Gain up to date information on current meanings of ‘career’ delivered by sector lead
- Accrue examples of evidence based employability practice from Derby academics
- Learn about what the Careers and Employment offer is to students and how the CES contribute to this agenda
Aiming to drive towards the creation of an employability toolkit shaped by all stakeholders, develop in house collaborative practice and partnerships and look towards developing research.
Aimed at: All academics
Place: Kedleston Road, B302
Executive lead: Margaret Bruce
Keynotes: ICeGS, University of Derby academic (tbc), Student voice and CES
Conference Organisers; Careers and Employability Service, Katie Seymour-Smith, Senior Careers Consultant
The CES welcomes direct contact form any academic who have examples they are wanting to share with others on the employability agenda, focus on employability related to work experience, curriculum development, enterprise, personal tutoring and use of employers within the curriculum. Please contact K.firstname.lastname@example.org
What's Happening ...
23 March (10am - 12pm)
Using technology to support inclusive teaching practice
This session will provide you with an opportunity to understand the importance of inclusive learning and teaching practice and how technology can be used to support these approaches. The practical activities will enable you to gain experience of these technologies and the evaluation techniques which can be used to assess their accessibility.
For more information please view our dedicated webpage.