Employability and employment of disadvantaged students

: 3 credits
Expiry Date
: None
CPD Units
: 3.00 Points
: 2.6/4

Student employability and graduate outcomes among historically disadvantaged university students in South Africa.

Keywords: Student employability, narrative inquiry, graduate unemployment, higher education, careers, education system, inequality

Reading material:

Educational Objectives

Educational Aim:
The aim of this article was to provide career counsellors with an understanding of clients that are from previously disadvantaged backgrounds. The article also aimed at providing suggestions to policymakers on how to address the issue of unemployment among the graduates from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Educational Outcomes:
Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of:

  1. What is graduate employability and why is it important.
  2. Describe the factors that are causing a lack of employability skills among graduates from previously disadvantaged backgrounds.
  3. Discuss the possible recommendations towards addressing the issue of employability and unemployment.

Instruction for this Module

  • Read the supplied reading material and complete the quiz at the end
  • You need to pass the quiz and complete the course rating to generate the module certificate at the end
  • You have three attempts to pass the quiz
  • The pass grade is 70%
  • Please click on the CPD certificate link to claim your certificate and to update your CPD Manager

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