Auditing the Undergraduate Curriculum for Employability - A method and its application to the Degree in Tourism Management, Gondar University, Ethiopia
This project is led in Leicester by Dr Mark Goodwin (Teaching Fellow in the GENIE CETL) and Paul Jackson (Director of the Student Support and
Development Services) and in Gondar Mr Gojjam Ademe (Head of the Department of Tourism Management, University of Gondar) and Mr Tilahun Mehari (Dean fo the Faculty of Management Sciences and Economics, University of Gondar).
It is a one year British Council funded programme to evaluate the BA in Tourism Management at Gondar University with respect to:
- the employability of graduates and the labour market
- the needs of stakeholders (government departments, the Ethiopian private sector, the graduates themselves, overseas agencies etc)
- The appropriateness of the curriculum and its delivery
The intention is to modify the curriculum and its delivery to meet the needs of graduates and stakeholders and also establish support systems for staff and students to manage the transition from study into employment.
Update June 2010
This project has now been completed and the end of project report is available.
A press release has also been given regarding the findings of this project.