Equipping and empowering students with digital skills for the workplace

This session took place as part of the Learning and Teaching Forum Lunchtime Workshop Programme. The presenters were Eleanor Drew and Arielle Redman. Abstract: As we gravitate toward an era of hybrid working, the digital skills of the workforce are likely to need to increase. Students will need to prepare for a reality in which … Continue reading Equipping and empowering students with digital skills for the workplace

Flood Week: Integrating York Strengths into a taught module for Environment and Geography Students

This session took place as part of the 2021 Conference. The presenters were Jenny Pollard, Tamsyn Kiss and Brett Sallach. Abstract: The Flood Control Course (Flood Week), a week-long interactive module in the Environment and Geography department for first year undergraduates, has been used for several years to combine employability skills with topical learning. Students … Continue reading Flood Week: Integrating York Strengths into a taught module for Environment and Geography Students

Industrial Project: Providing Software and IT services to organizations serving the public interest

This session took place as part of the 2021 Conference. The presenters were Dimitris Dranidis. Abstract: A fundamental aspect of the programmes of the Computer Science Department, CITY College, University of York Europe Campus is to provide students with opportunities to work with real clients. The Industrial Project is a credit bearing module offered at … Continue reading Industrial Project: Providing Software and IT services to organizations serving the public interest

Faculty opinions regarding the incorporation of systems thinking into undergraduate chemistry education

This session took place as part of the 2021 Conference. The presenters were Alice Jackson and Glenn Hurst. Abstract: Research suggests that systems thinking is beneficial to education. It has been proposed that training students using systems thinking techniques may enhance their abilities to work on interdisciplinary projects to understand and solve some of the … Continue reading Faculty opinions regarding the incorporation of systems thinking into undergraduate chemistry education

Using Online Game-based Business Simulation to teach Entrepreneurship effectively to Engineering students – A Case Study

This session took place as part of the 2021 Conference. The presenters were Bidyut Baruah. Abstract: The landscape of engineering is constantly evolving and today, engineers are expected to have an understanding of not only science and technology but also certain aspects of business acumen such as the ability to understand market trends and customers’ … Continue reading Using Online Game-based Business Simulation to teach Entrepreneurship effectively to Engineering students – A Case Study

Employability Skills in Counselling Programmes: how they are developed and exercised in our Community Counselling Center

This session took place as part of the 2021 Conference. The presenters were Suzie Savvidou. Abstract: Good academic performance cannot guarantee effective practice. There are excellent graduates, who do not perform satisfactorily in real practice. In counselling this tendency becomes even more apparent. There have been developments in HE impacting on assessment strategies. Some of … Continue reading Employability Skills in Counselling Programmes: how they are developed and exercised in our Community Counselling Center

Undertaking a Placement Year in the Covid-19 pandemic

This session took place as part of the 2021 Conference. The presenters were Govind Panesar, Taylor Atkinson and Katy Elliot. Abstract: We are a group of placement year students working within Careers and Placements at the University of York. We are based within the Employer Engagement and Events Team, Student Development and Leadership Team and … Continue reading Undertaking a Placement Year in the Covid-19 pandemic

Graduate Attributes Badges: Verifying the Delivery of Employability Skills

This session took place as part of the 2021 Conference. The presenters were A. Sotiriadou, Z. Tatsioka, N. Tsorakidis, S. Savvidou and P. Kefalas;. Abstract: Recommendations of our Industrial Advisory Boards and Professional Societies guided us in CITY College, University of York Europe on forming a belief that discipline specific skills and knowledge alone are … Continue reading Graduate Attributes Badges: Verifying the Delivery of Employability Skills