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Call for Contributions: AFLS-Funded Workshop on French Studies and Employability

AFLS-Funded Workshop on French Studies and Employability

University of East Anglia (Norwich), 11/09/20

Call for Contributions

Are we preparing our students for the professional work? In his foreword to Employability: a Handbook, Mike Kelly reports that “recent research for the ‘Born Global’ project suggests that languages are not identified as a priority by employers at the time when staff are recruited. Applicants for jobs need to satisfy other priorities at that point. The language advantage comes into play at a later stage”.