Many students seek answers to the question: “What can I use my education for”. By including career perspectives in your teaching, you can help the students to see the relevance of the course and degree programme in relation to the job market. This can increase the students' motivation to make an effort in the course, as this helps them understand how they can use their expertise outside the university walls. It also enables them to understand how personal and academic competences they develop during their studies may be relevant in the job market.
If you want to include career perspectives in your teaching, you may be inspired by the following:
How do I make sure that the students' experience from the company collaboration or the project placement are brought into play in the course?
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