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Students’ Skills, Employability and the Teaching of European Studies: Challenges and Opportunities
by Heidi Maurer and Jocelyn Mawdsley
Skills and employability are increasingly viewed as crucial issues in curriculum design and teaching, while simultaneously perceived as potentially detrimental to academic standards. This article comparatively analyses the current European employability agenda and how it was implemented in Britain and the Netherlands. In addition, this article critically reflects on the challenges and opportunities of integrating such an agenda into an EU study curriculum, by drawing on practical examples from the universities of Maastricht and Newcastle.
Published in European Political Science (doi:10.1057/eps.2013.34)
Browse resources from our recent Doctoral Training Academy focused on Career Development :
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- Preparing to Present at an Academic Conference (read article)
- How to Organise an Academic Conference (read article)
- Reflections on PhDs and Non-Academic Careers (read article)