Degree apprenticeships: Employability and social mobility

Event status:

Seminar with Professor Julia Clarke from Manchester Metropolitan University (UK)

Date:
Monday 19 February 2018 12:00 pm until Monday 19 February 2018 01:30 pm (Add to calendar)
Contact:
Hannah Beattie
h.beattie@latrobe.edu.au
Presented by:
Centre for Higher Education Equity and Diversity Research (CHEEDR)
Type of Event:
Seminar/Workshop/Training
Cost:
Free

Degree apprenticeships: Employability and social mobility

Seminar with Professor Julia Clarke from Manchester Metropolitan University (UK)

La Trobe’s Centre for Higher Education Equity and Diversity Research (CHEEDR) will be hosting a seminar on Monday, 19 February from 12:00pm until 1:30pm at the Library Seminar room 1.34 with Professor Julia Clarke. Professor Clarke, Pro Vice-Chancellor and Dean of the Faculty of Business and Law at Manchester Metropolitan University (UK), will present some of her recent work on degree apprenticeships and their potential to drive social mobility. Degree apprenticeships are an innovative model whereby students undertake industry apprenticeships and their study is funded by their employers. The seminar will be opened by Professor Kerri-Lee Krause, Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic). Thank you to those who have let us know that they will be attending.

Date: Monday 19 February

Time: 12:00pm – 1:30pm

Venue: Library Seminar Room 1.34

La Trobe University (Melbourne campus)

A light lunch will be provided. If you would like to join us, please RSVP to h.beattie@latrobe.edu.au with any dietary requirements. Please feel free to distribute this invitation to La Trobe staff and students within your areas. If you are from a regional campus and interested in the event please let us know.

About Professor Julia Clarke

Professor Julia Clarke is Pro-Vice Chancellor and Dean of the Faculty of Business and Law at Manchester Metropolitan University. She was previously at the University of Leeds where she was Pro-Dean for Student Education in the Faculty of Business. Julia has played a leading role in the development of Manchester Metropolitan’s sector leading degree apprenticeship provision and in the launch of its online global programmes. She is an active participant in the business education community, through her work with the ABS and the international accrediting bodies. Julia’s current research interests are on equity and graduate employability with a particular focus on mentoring.

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