Employability and Education

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Promoting learning in a large class environment

Abby Cathcart was invited by Edinburgh Napier University, UK to give an ‘Arise Lecture’ on Edutainment or Education: Promoting learning in a large class environment. Edinburgh, 16 March 2017.

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Structural barriers to employability for at-risk youth

Research on the structural barriers to employability for at-risk youth by Kathy Moore, Paula McDonald and Deanna Grant-Smith was reported on the Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Association blog in late January, 2017.  

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Young people don't expect to rely on 'bank of mum and dad'

Dr Deanna-Grant Smith and Prof Paula McDonald contributed to an article published in The Conversation on the 19th of October, 2016 Young people don’t expect to rely on the ‘bank of mum and dad’: study.  Click here to read the full article. …

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Joint initiatives

Professor Abby Cathcart (left) visited Suranaree University in Thailand as part of a joint initiative with the Higher Education Academy (HEA). She explored scholarly approaches to teaching and helped the university gain accreditation for their academic development programs.

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The growing cost of internships could add to inequality

Prof Paula McDonald, Dr Damian Oliver (University of Technology Sydney), and Dr Deanna Grant-Smith wrote an article for The Conversation on internships and unpaid work. To read the full article “The growing cost of internships could add to inequality” published on June 20, 2016 click here.