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European Geography Higher Education Fieldwork and the Skills Agenda

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The Bologna Declaration focuses on skill acquisition as a means of improving student employability and fieldwork is considered to be a pivotal teaching method for geography students to obtain such skills. This paper presents results from a major substantive survey of European geography academics and students which investigated their perspectives with regard to the role of geography fieldwork in the gaining of transferable employability skills. Results are compared with past research in the wake of the European Commission's geography ‘TUNING’ project, which provided a set of subject-specific and generic skills attained through fieldwork.

Keywords: Bologna; Europe; Fieldwork; employability; skills

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/03098265.2011.641110

Affiliations: 1: Cockcroft Institute, University of Liverpool, Warrington, UK 2: Department of Geography,Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool, UK

Publication date: August 1, 2012

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