Higher Education and Graduate Employment in Europe: Results from Graduates Surveys from Twelve Countries (Higher Education Dynamics)

Higher Education and Graduate Employment in Europe: Results from Graduates Surveys from Twelve Countries (Higher Education Dynamics)


Yazar Harald Schomburg Ulrich Teichler
Yayınevi Springer
ISBN 9781402051531
Baskı yılı 2006
Sayfa sayısı 180
Ağırlık 0,46 kg
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This book explores a noteworthy variety among economically advanced countries in the competences fostered by higher education, and the emphasis placed either on laying a broad basis of knowledge or direct preparation for professional tasks. In some countries, universities are closely involved in ensuring a rapid transition from student to employee; in others, students typically face a long period after graduation for the search of a suitable career.
1 Developments, prior research and the concepts of this study 3
2 Methods used 21
3 The educational paths and attainments 29
4 Course of study 35
5 Job search, transition to employment and early career 51
6 Early career 65
7 Employment several years after graduation 81
8 Competences and work assignments 93
9 Match between education and employment 105
10 Orientations and job satisfaction 113
11 Career relevant aspects 119
12 Major findings and policy implications 133