Collaboration, cooperation and consultation: Work-Integrated Learning partnerships for enhancing graduate employability

Sonia Julie Ferns

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

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The preparedness of graduates for the future workplace is central to national productivity. A multiple case study research design incorporating a mixed methods approach generated data from chemical engineers, occupational therapists and primary education stakeholders. The outcome of this research is a 'Work Integrated Learning Partnerships for Employability Framework' to support the attainment of university graduates' workplace proficiency. For these three professions, collaboration, cooperation and consultation among students, academic staff, employers and professional accreditation representatives is crucial to ensure work ready graduates.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • The University of Western Australia
Thesis sponsors
Award date17 Sep 2018
Publication statusUnpublished - 2018


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