Reflective Practices for the Transition from Higher Education to the Workplace

Author/s Daniela Sideri
Publishing Year 2014 Issue 2013/2 Language English
Pages 15 P. 55-69 File size 589 KB
DOI 10.3280/ERP2013-002004
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The specific focus of this theoretical study is on the area of Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH), and on the difficulties of SSH graduates in the transition to the labour market and the workplace. These difficulties are assessed on the basis of quantitative data referred to the unemployment rates of these graduates in Italy. Though diverse causes are individuated for this phenomenon, solution proposed as one of the possible measures to favour employment is only pedagogical: focused on the curriculum content, it takes into account reflective practices as priorities in order to make students’ transition to workplaces less traumatic and more effective.

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Daniela Sideri, Reflective Practices for the Transition from Higher Education to the Workplace in "EDUCATIONAL REFLECTIVE PRACTICES" 2/2013, pp 55-69, DOI: 10.3280/ERP2013-002004