This book explores a noteworthy variety among economically advanced countries in the competences fostered by higher education, and the emphasis placed either on laying a broad basis of knowledge or direct preparation for professional tasks. In some countries, universities are closely involved in ensuring a rapid transition from student to employee; in others, students typically face a long period after graduation for the search of a suitable career.
Number of pages: 172
Weight: 296 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 10 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2006
"The results of this project are extensive, interesting and important" (Professor John Brennan, Centre for Higher Education Research and Information, London, UK)
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