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Developing learners’ employability skills is a key driver for organisations who want to prepare their learners for the 21st century workplace. In this online workshop, participants will explore ways in which technology enhanced learning can support and build on learners’ employability skills, knowledge and experience.
The workshop will help build confidence and provide participants with a range of activities to use with learners so they can make informed decisions when using tools and technologies that will help them succeed in the modern digital world.
Participants will then be able to take away the associated resources and complete, reflect on and follow up the activities in their own time.
Participants will also be able to use the associated resources to run similar workshops in their own organisational settings.
- Share good practice and learn from others from within the education community
- Take away materials and skills to share with your teams
- One year of online support following the course
- Learn with Jisc subject specialists
- All course materials provided
Who should attend
This workshop is aimed at careers and curriculum staff and other professionals involved in supporting the employability and support needs of learners (eg from employability teams, the library, learning technology or learning support).
What we cover
The workshop will cover the following:
Key employability skills
Participants will consider key employability skills, knowledge and experience and how technology enhanced learning can support and develop each of these.
From work readiness and lifelong learning, through to professional skills and knowledge, and authentic experience; we will explore how technology can enhance and improve the way that students learn, reflect and network.
We will share examples of practical activities that can be done in the classroom or at a distance which build up employability skills in all these areas.
Participants will reflect on current organisational practices and share and address challenges.
- Explore the Jisc model of employability skills
- Identify barriers to employability
- Understand how technology enhanced learning can support and develop these skills
- Share examples of technology based activities which can be done in the classroom or at a distance
- Reflect on current organisational practices
- Share and address challenges
Pricing and eligibility
- Jisc members1 - £95 + VAT2
- Non-member3 - not-for-profit - £115 + VAT
- Other organisations4 - £150 + VAT
- 1 All Jisc members – typically publicly funded FE, HE and Research institutions
- 2 VAT is charged at 20% of the value of the service. If you are a member of Jisc’s VAT-exempt cost sharing group, and you are able to provide confirmation of the exact taxable/exempt use of the service, we will be able to reduce the amount of VAT chargeable to reflect the taxable business use proportion of the service only. This additional information is required as a result of a change to HMRC policy. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you require more information.
- 3 Eligible local government, public sector, private/independent education providers and non-profit customers
- 4 All non-member commercial partners
For more information, email email@example.com or phone 01235 822242.