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This article focuses on the relationship between higher education, employability of graduates and students’ satisfaction with their studies. The article draws on European statistics, as well as on data collected at national and/or institutional level in Portugal and Sweden. Employability has been understood as a measure of higher education quality and one of the issues at stake within the Bologna process. The authors discuss if ‘Bologna’ makes a difference regarding graduate employability and students’ satisfaction with their studies, and how the differences between the countries can be understood.
Updated: Jun. 29, 2010
This critical analysis of trends in the field of social emotional learning (SEL) in the United States considers how ideas concerning emotional skills and competencies have informed programmatic discourse. SEL refers to programs that attempt to enhance EI and emotional literacy and/or the development of what are perceived to be fundamental social and emotional skills and competencies. For this review, the author focuses on the practitioner-oriented literature in SEL, using both print and Internet sources. While currently stressing links between SEL and academic achievement, program literature also places emphasis on ideals of caring, community, and diversity.
Updated: Jul. 01, 2009
Alternate Routes in Initial Teacher Education: A Critical Review of the Research and Policy Implications for Hong Kong
The authors use Hong Kong's policy on initial teacher training as a case study of the interplay between international trends and local policy. Traditionally initial teacher preparation in most countries has been based in higher education institutions. In recent years, alternative routes for initial teacher education have proliferated in the United States and the United Kingdom. The authors claim that these trends have had significant impact on Hong Kong's policies for initial teacher preparation.
Updated: Mar. 02, 2009