PedRIO Conference – Employability in the Curriculum and Beyond

Plymouth University PedRIO "Employability in the Curriculum and Beyond" Conference, 19 January 2017.

This conference shared best practice on creating and supporting a dynamic curriculum and supporting co-curricular engagement to enhance the student experience and employability, asking the questions: ‘What’s needed?’ ‘What works?’ and ‘What next?’.  The conference themes were:

  • Engagement across the curricula
  • Global employability
  • Supporting postgraduate taught employability
  • Supporting postgraduate research employability
  • International students - employability at home and abroad.

Keynote Speakers:

  • Steve Gerry, Plymouth Manufacturing Group 'The University and employers working in partnership for mutual advantage'
  • Dave Stanbury, Director of Employability, University of Essex 'Does Employability Belong in HE?'