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Employability & Competences

Innovative Curricula for New Professions
  • Edited by:
  • Vanna Boffo,
  • Monica Fedeli,

The book is the final report of the researches, discussions, conversations around and about the Project PRIN Employability & Competences which took place on March 9th-­‐11th, 2017 within an International Conference at the University of Florence. It was the final event of the project PRIN2012LATR9N which aims were: «to design innovative programs for higher education, to promote personalized and learner-centered teaching and learning, to build on job competencies, to value talents to create new work opportunities, to support young adults during their employment emergency, as a response to socio economic crisis and as a citizenship action».
The research activities concerned the main phases of the students’ academic life: career guidance upon entry, personalized teaching, career calling, professional vocation, profession building activities such as internships and work related experiences, and lastly job placement.

  • Keywords:
  • Studies on Adult Learning and Education,
  • Curricula,
  • Professions,
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Vanna Boffo

University of Florence, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0002-6502-2484

Monica Fedeli

University of Padua, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0002-8099-0432

Vanna Boffo, Ph.D., Associate Professor of General Pedagogy at the University of Florence, she is Rector’s Delegate for Job Placement and Program’s Coordinator of the Master Degree Course in Adult and Continuing Education and Pedagogical Sciences.
Monica Fedeli, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Learning and Teaching Adults and Organization Development at University of Padua, she is Advisor for Didactic Innovation and E-learning and Program’s Coordinator of the Master Degree Course in Management of Educational Services and Continuing Education.
Table of Contents

Monica Fedeli, Vanna Boffo

Introduction: The Project from Beginning to End and Beyond
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pp.XI-XV


Part I. Results of Research through the 5 Pathways
Chapter I. The Development of Calling during College: a 3-Year Investigation

Anna Dalla Rosa, Michelangelo Vianello, Barbara Barbieri

The Role of Mentors on the Development of Calling in Students: a 3-Year Investigation
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pp.5-18


Chapter II. Engaging Students in Higher Education and Faculty Development
Chapter III. The Internship Experience as a Learning Moment in Higher Education
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pp.51-63


Chapter IV. Guidance as a Pedagogical Tool
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pp.77-90


Bruno Rossi

Self-Telling to Orientate Oneself
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pp.91-101


Chapter V. Employability and Transitions
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pp.129-145


Part II. The Perspectives of the Pedagogical Community
Chapter I. Didactics

Nadia Sansone, Donatella Cesareni, Ilaria Bortolotti

Promoting 21st century skills in Higher Education through collaboration and activities
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pp.163-173


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pp.193-204


Chapter II. Traineeship

Cristina Palmieri, Marina Barioglio, Andrea Galimberti, Maria Benedetta Gambacorti-Passerini, Tania Morgigno

The ‘Second Level’ Education Professional: a Traineeship Programme Fostering a Proactive Approach to Employability
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pp.237-247


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pp.265-280


Chapter III. Guidance and Calling

Pierluigi Malavasi

Interpretations. Market, Work, Training
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pp.295-304


Marianna Capo, Valentina Paola Cesarano, Maria Papathanasiou, Maura Striano

Telling Transversal Competences… to be Professionally Promoted
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pp.341-364


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pp.365-373


Marco Schiavetta, Sonia Startari

Career Calling: Lights and Shadows
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pp.375-385


Chapter IV. Employability and Transitions

Massimiliano Costa, Andrea Strano

Boosting Entrepreneurship Capability in Work Transitions
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pp.389-398


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pp.399-409


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pp.435-446


Vanna Boffo, Monica Fedeli

Innovation and Knowledge Transfer of the Research. Final Remarks
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pp.481-485


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Book Title

Employability & Competences

Book Subtitle

Innovative Curricula for New Professions

Editors

Vanna Boffo, Monica Fedeli

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510

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2018

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© 2018 Author(s)

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Studies on Adult Learning and Education

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