Anne de Bruin and Ann Dupuis in ‘Making Employability ‘work’ The journal of Interdisciplinary Economics – 2008 19, 399 – 419 have a really good section on the history of the term,
Referring to Gazier 1998 within their discussion…
Hope that helps,
Dr Ann Pegg
Academic Lead: Student Employability
Centre for Inclusion and Curriculum
The Open University
Tel: 01908 653586
It has been a pleasure to read all the posts over the last week and I am hoping that some of you may be able to help me with this conundrum.
Does anyone know when the term ‘Employability’ was first coined in educational policy? I am doing an EdD looking at the transitions of creative students and wondered when the idea of employability was recognised by policy-makers.
Have a good weekend all.
Ruth A Smith
Knowledge Transfer, Employability and Enterprise
Art, Design and Performance
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