Cambridge programme

Employability in Practice

Wednesday 22 January, 12.00-14.30, YST129/130.


  • 12.00: Lunch
  • 12.20: Welcome – Andrew Middleton, Anglia Learning & Teaching
  • 12.30: Keynote – “Careers has no place in the curriculum” and other myths – Prof Pat Tissington, University of Warwick
  • 13.00: Micro (7 mins) and nano (2 mins) presentations, demonstrations and discussions.
  • 14.30: Close
  • Keynote

“Careers has no place in the curriculum” and other myths – Prof Pat Tissington, Academic Director: Employability and Skills, University of Warwick.

  • Presentations

- The Career Focus Quiz: Assessing employability to increase student skills reflection and career aspirations – Dr Eimear Lee & Dr Helen Keyes (S&E)

- Authentic assessment – Dr James Trueman (AL&T)

- Pedagogies for the Fourth Industrial Revolution – Dr Emma Coonan (CIHE)

- Building bridges with Live Briefs: the reciprocal benefits of collaborative working – Cyndy Hawkins (AHSS)

- Get Real! - Live Briefs at ARU – Andrew Middleton (AL&T)

- Developing Graduate Capitals through the ARU Law Clinic – an embryonic idea for a research project – Dr Andrew Gilbert (B&L)

- Student's views captured using focus groups: employability benefits of Team-Based Learning (TBL) in a cohort of ophthalmic dispensing students" – Marta Vianya (FSE)

- Working with employers to design an employability enhanced curriculum – Dr Christian Kemp (AHSS)

- Am I hammered? – Elaine Brown (AL&T)

- Design thinking: co-creating employability – how learning by creating knowledge leads employability – Dr Beatriz Acevedo (B&L(

- Compassion in HE: introducing an approach to foster compassion in first-year Primary Education Studies students – John Parkin (HEMS)

- Employability in Practice – big questions and opportunities – Academic Leads for Employability

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