How can universities design assessment and credentials to produce work-ready graduates?
Establishing credentials for students has emerged as a critical way to ensure graduates are work-ready once they finish university. But it’s far easier said than done, especially in light of major changes in pedagogy and student expectations. How can universities align the approach to building credentials and assessment with students’ needs and ensuring employability at the same time? In this article, James Arvanitakis, Dean, Graduate Research School Western Sydney University, discusses what factors need to be addressed to establish credentials that are effective and have real value in the student experience.