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by ESECT, this award recognises and celebrates teamwork
in the development of student employability.
Those eligible to apply for the award were teams from institutions
delivering higher education qualifications. The teams might
be made up of students and staff (for example, academic or
academic-related, student developers, careers service,) and
can be of different sizes (faculty, course, programme, module).
We invited submissions on any scale, from both established
and new initiatives; looking at best practice.
prize of £2,500 was awarded to the institution team
who, in the opinion of the judges, has best shown their ability
to enhance employability.
judges sought evidence of:
the embedding of employability in the student experience;
an integrated and strategic approach to working in partnership
development of innovatory practice;
progress made in enhancing student’s employability;
an effective evaluation process.
ESECT Award Winner and Runner-Up
Career Management Skills course
MSC/PgDip Property Appraisal and Management
London Metropolitan University
University of Glasgow
Glasgow Caledonian University
Trinity and All Saints, Leeds
Leeds Metropolitan University
University of Derby
University of Hull
award is designed to recognise the contribution that a graduate
can quickly make to a business using his or her employability
skills, and the role of the employer in supporting and developing
the graduate, and in recognising achievements.
Independent award 2005 was presented to a graduate employee
and her employer. Judges identified a number of
highly recommended entries who were invited to attend
the awards ceremony at the Enhancing Employability Conference, held in January 2005, in Birmingham.
for entry were as follows:
must be made by an employer.
Graduate must have entered employment within one year of leaving
their academic institution, must have been employed originally
as a graduate employee and have been working for the organisation
for no more than two years by 1 October 2004.
Any organisation can submit a nomination, and more than one
entry per organisation is acceptable.
Nominated by: Andrea Vowles, Graduate Manager, Centrica plc
Nominated by: Lee Broughton, Public Relations Manager, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, USA
Pamela Learmonth and Nicholas Laitner
Nominated by: Adele Biss, Chairman, AS Biss & Co
Nominated by: Paul Callaghan, Chairman, The Leighton Group