Please describe the case in detail

In particular please consider (a)Objectives of the intervention; (b) Tools used to achieve the project goals; (c) Methodologies applied;

The School Bureau for Cooperation Career Counselling and Project Support in SHVS in Tarnow organizes annual surveys among third year students to check their satisfaction with the programme of studies they have been realizing and ask for ideas for improvements.
Monitoring the careers of graduates is carried out by surveys among graduates and analyzing data obtained from poviat labor offices. The conclusions from the analyzes are used at the stage of improving the education program and when assessing the legitimacy of the existence of a given specialty in the "logistics" field of study, as well as at the stage of creating new specializations.
The results of the surveys are published yearly and used by Heads of institutes as possible sources of information what elements of the curriculum were the enabling factors in the case of the graduates tested. Conclusions are used for modifying existing curricula and creating new programs of studies.

What resources are required for the case?

Consider human resources, financial resources, infrastructure, in-kind resources and any other type required.

The holistic approach in order to assure that all processes are professionally monitored and evaluated by the relevant staff.
Good preparation of the Career office staff that have to be convinced in the benefit of such activities.
Good time management and adaptation willingness of the Heads of Institutes involved.
Financial resources and good information management to carry out and analyze the outcomes of the surveys.
Also the institution needs to have an approach empowering graduates to take initiative and suggest possible improvements in curriculum content as well as equipment to keep up the highest standards.

What are the enabling factors making this case successful?

Consider institutional support, environmental/social/political factors, etc.

Institutional support
Financial support
Well prepared Career office workers
Good information management
An institutional atmosphere of empowerment

Why do you consider this case to be good/best practice?

Please consider that a best practice must (a) have a clearly defined objective to increase the connection with the World of Work, (b) address the target groups of the project, (c) be replicable and sustainable, (d) have clearly demonstrated evidence of effectiveness in increasing the connection with the World of Work

The consultations give the HEI another opportunity to improve their study plans, organization of studies, etc.
The students get a true experience why each subject/module of their studies is important for their final outcome and how interconnected all these are in practice. It gives them a holistic picture of their future work.
They become aware that the job market is a real field of competion where the most competent students win which will make their further career planning much easier.
Very important is also the social inclusion and educational element building on personal values and as such prioritizing the importance of contributing to common and especially to community benefits and returning to own community once you learnt some professional and soft/transversal skills t

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