In April, Kristen Lovric presented a proposal of her MPhD research to the ACCELL research team. Kristen’s research is focused on understanding the factors that attract and retain agriculturalists to jobs in Australia’s agriculture industry. Continue reading “ACCELL April Meet-up”
Author: Dr Allison Creed
ACCELL March Meet-up
In March, Jennifer Luke presented to the ACCELL research team highlights of both her previous MEd and current PhD research into the motivation, career adaptability and willingness of retirees successfully returning to the workforce in either paid or voluntary roles. Continue reading “ACCELL March Meet-up”
Metaphors of Higher Education: What do they reveal?
KNOWLEDGE and BELIEF = AN OBJECT THAT IS SPATIALLY LOCATED
Figurative frame of knowledge: Knowledge is something to be discovered, or we can see where it is by searching for it.
Figurative frame of belief: Belief is something you can find out that you did not know before.
Methodology: Metaphor Identification Procedure Vrije Universiteit (MIPVU) (Steen et al., 2010)
Career Guidance: Metaphors Matter.
Are you a career practitioner? Perhaps you are part of a careers counselling team in a Higher Education (HE) workplace? If you are, then every day you listen, support, and guide a multicultural and multi-generational mix of students and graduates in their decision making and planning of their education, career, and working life. You understand that their values, qualities, and varied experiences of life influence their education choices and career plans. You also recognise that people conceive, design, develop, and organise their career futures through personal stories in dialogue with themselves or others such as their career counsellor. Continue reading “Career Guidance: Metaphors Matter.”
What’s your employability factor?
The Round 2 A-GRADES questionnaire is now live and awaiting student and graduate participants from any degree or discipline both domestic or international. Access to the online A-GRADES questionnaire can be found here. It takes no more than 10 minutes to complete. Your participation is vital for the construction, validation, and production of this personal employability measure. Continue reading “What’s your employability factor?”