Employer Engagement: An Institutional Approach. Dr Joy Perkins, Employability Development Adviser. Peter Fantom, Head of Careers Service. Workshop Outline. What are the key employer engagement drivers at the University of Aberdeen? What is happening in practice?
Dr Joy Perkins, Employability Development Adviser
Peter Fantom, Head of Careers Service
“In part to assist with employer engagement and the development of graduate attributes and the co-curriculum, each programme or group of cognate programmes should have an advisory group with external representation from alumni, employers and community stakeholders, as appropriate.”
Careers Education, Information & Guidance
Enterprise & Entrepreneurship
Aberdeen Graduate Attributes
Alumni Relations Office
Career Service Employer Board
University Committee on Teaching & Learning
School/Discipline Teaching & Learning Committees
Centre for Learning & Teaching
Aberdeen Graduate Attributes, Teaching, Learning & Assessment Employability, Curriculum Design
VP Learning & Teaching, Academic Registrar
In 2011/12 the main focus of activity has been establishing the new PABs and aligning existing Employer Liaison Groups with the Curriculum Reform requirements.
Specific activities of these new and existing groups include:
5. Obtaining academic staff buy-in to establish Programme Advisory Boards (PABs).