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Can pay, should pay? Comparing employer and student outcomes of paid and unpaid work opportunities.

Smith, Colin F; Smith, Sally; Irving, Christine

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Prof Sally Smith S.Smith@napier.ac.uk
Head of Graduate Apprenticeships and Skills Development and Professor

Christine Irving



Abstract

This paper looks across and beyond this project to examine the range of placement and work experience forms currently experienced by computing students, and asks the question – are all of these opportunities equal? Or more specifically, are the benefits and outcomes of equal worth? This paper explores some of the outcomes of paid and unpaid work in the ICT sector from both student and employer perspectives. Read More: http://journals.heacademy.ac.uk/doi/full/10.11120/stem.hea.2013.0025

Conference Name 2013 STEM Annual Conference
Start Date Apr 17, 2013
End Date Apr 18, 2013
Publication Date 2013-11
Deposit Date Apr 11, 2014
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Pages 114-119
Book Title Proceedings of the HEA STEM Learning and Teaching Conference (2013): Where practice and pedagogy meet
DOI https://doi.org/10.11120/stem.hea.2013.0025
Keywords e-Placement Scotland; work experience; employment opportunities; paid placement; work-based learning;
Public URL http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/6641
Publisher URL http://journals.heacademy.ac.uk/doi/full/10.11120/stem.hea.2013.0025