This global project commenced in 2016, with University of Wollongong funds, to explore global trends in the intersecting domains of employability, career development learning, and work integrated learning.
Alan McAlpine is responsible for career development at QUT and works within the Student Success Group. He is the immediate past President of the National Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services (NAGCAS) and sits on the board of Graduate Careers Australia. Alan has over 15 years experience in the career development field, and has worked in private, public and not for profit sectors. He arrived at QUT via University of Auckland where he set up the first postgraduate career service to support higher degree research students. In his time at QUT his area has received 3 Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) citation awards. He is passionate about careers and has spent the last 5 years pursuing the goal of bringing career development as a core and necessary part of the education experience of QUT students.
Her research focuses on the development of employability within higher education, including identity and the nature of graduate work. Dawn is a National Senior Australian Learning and Teaching Fellow and Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in the United Kingdom. She serves on several editorial boards and convenes the Australian Learning and Teaching Fellows’ national network. Dawn is Vice-Chair Australia for the International Federation of National Teaching Fellows and a director with the International Society for Music Education. Publications appear at Academia.edu.
Kenton Bell is undertaking two Masters; the first is in Humanities and Social Inquiry, conducting research into engaging men to prevent violence against women. The second degree is in Higher Education Studies, researching the use of Open Educational Resources in the teaching and learning of sociology. His professional objectives are teaching sociology specializing in Men and Masculinities; Teaching and Learning; and Law and Society while researching solutions-oriented approaches to preventing violence and decreasing barriers to learning sociology. Additionally, he is the editor of the Open Education Sociology Dictionary, available at http://SociologyDictionary.org.
The contribution of Career Development Learning to Work Integrated Learning has been a research focus, particularly during his role leading a national Scoping Project on the topic. He has held leadership roles in the National Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services and Graduate Careers Australia.
Martin is President, of the Career Industry Council of Australia.