10:00 am - 4:00 pm 28/02/2019
Employability, Enterprise & Entrepreneurship education:
Examining the opportunities for collaboration and differentiation
Thursday February 28th 2019 10am – 4pm
Careers Service, University of Dundee, Airlie Place, Dundee, DD1 4HQ
** A collection of tweets from the day can be found here. **
** Slides can be downloaded at the bottom of this page. **
Delegates had the opportunity to:
- Increase their understanding of the importance of the 3 Es of enterprise, entrepreneurship and employability
- Explore the potential for developing strong links between enterprise and careers department by hearing about a range of different approaches being taken across Scotland
- Explore the use of the QAA’s future thinking around embedding enterprise and entrepreneurship in the curriculum and co-curriculum
- Hear about the recent findings in the Universities Scotland ‘Made it Happen’ report and gain a better understanding of how policy change has led to impact
- Network with enterprise educators and employability professionals from a range of universities.
This Enterprise Exchange event explored how University enterprise and entrepreneurship educators and careers and employability professionals can work together more effectively to develop enterprise skills and attributes in students and graduates from all disciplines.
A range of keynote speakers shared their perspectives on the importance of all 3 Es to the economy and explored with the audience what the potential is for further developing links between careers & enterprise departments. There were practitioner-led workshops focussing on existing models of collaboration and facilitated discussions about the opportunities and challenges of aligning the 3E’s and definitions.
Speakers and facilitators
- Ruth Donnelly, Assistant Director, University of Edinburgh Careers Service
- Eleanor Mackay, Enterprise Programmes Officer, University of Strathclyde
- Shona Johnston, University of Dundee
- Bonnie Hacking, University of St. Andrews
- Stephen Watt, University of Dundee
- Ann Davidson, Scottish Institute for Enterprise
- Simon Fraser, Abertay University
Slides available for download:
Bookings are closed for this event.