Embedding graduate employability skills into health and social care course - a scoping review

Williamson, Swapna, Paulsen-Becejac, Laila, Tong, Kit, Minette, Ramona and Forbes-Burford, Janice (2020) Embedding graduate employability skills into health and social care course - a scoping review. World Journal of Advance Healthcare Research, 4 (1). ISSN 2457-0400 (In Press)

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Abstract

This scoping review aimed to explore the graduates' employability skills required for employment in health and social care settings. Electronic literature searches were conducted to identify literature published from 1993 to 2018. The literature reviewed were research papers, educational reports and scholarly papers on graduate employability skills. The literature searches and the review were performed independently by the authors. Out of 121 articles only 42 met the inclusion criteria. The review found the perceptions of graduates, employers and academics who could contribute in developing graduates' employability skills. Service users’ involvement was not evident in the literature reviewed so inclusion of their views was recommended as essential in identifying desirable graduates' employability skills.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Higher education, Employability skills, Stakeholders, Scoping review, Graduate personal attributes
Subjects: Medicine and health
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Depositing User: Camille Regnault
Date Deposited: 24 Jan 2020 17:27
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2020 11:24
URI: http://repository.uwl.ac.uk/id/eprint/6713

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