Enhancing Student Employability Through Authentic Assessment

Authors

  • Mei Lim University of South Australia

Keywords:

student employability, authentic assessment, interview, graduate skills

Abstract

This study explores the implementation of authentic assessment to enhance student employability through participating in interviews with real-world employers. Industry-leading employers conduct mock interviews with students to allow them to sharpen their interview skills and assist in understanding the expectations of prospective employers. A key finding of the study is that students who are equipped with the necessary training for interview skills, and career development learning will gain confidence and self-esteem, equipped with both interview and soft skills, hence preparing them for answering interview questions and enabling an environment for students to feel confident in real-world interviews.

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Published

2024-05-11

How to Cite

Lim, M. (2024). Enhancing Student Employability Through Authentic Assessment . Environment-Behaviour Proceedings Journal, 9(29). Retrieved from https://ebpj.e-iph.co.uk/index.php/EBProceedings/article/view/5998