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Institutions should do more to boost employability, says report.

Universities should develop a framework for measuring students’ employability skills, according to a paper published by the Higher Education Policy Institute.

Johnny Rich, who is a higher education and careers consultant and author of the report, argues that universities should do more to improve graduate employability, as defined by a mix of knowledge, job-specific and transferrable skills, and social capital. A better appreciation of those components is “critical” to the success of the teaching excellence framework, he says.

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