Journal of Teaching and Learning for Graduate Employability

The Journal of Teaching and Learning for Graduate Employability is a scholarly forum for the dissemination of research and evidence-based practice in teaching and learning for graduate employability. 

The Journal is currently:
• Indexed by Scopus (2018 onwards) 
• Indexed by Informit – Humanities & Social Sciences Collection (2010 onwards)
• Indexed by CrossRef (2010 onwards)
• Listed in the ARC ERA 2018 Journal list.

The focus of the Journal includes:

  • Graduate employability policy and success measures;
  • Graduate employability and the future of work in the digital economy;
  • Graduate employability and student success;
  • Graduate employability, educators and the academy.

For more detail about these areas please see the About page of the Journal.

We welcome the submission of

  • scholarly papers (up to 8000 words for double-blind refereeing)

             -research-based evaluations of innovations and practices;

             -investigations of the literature in the field, including new        
              theoretical approaches; and

  • practitioner reflections (up to 2000 words for editorial review).

We particularly encourage papers co-authored by education providers, employers and industry bodies, graduates and students.

All papers undergo a timely, constructive, confidential and impartial double blind review process and as an on line Journal we provide continuous publication guaranteeing currency for authors and readers.

To submit a manuscript for review:

-  if you are a registered user of the Journal check that you are registered as an author and if not contact the Journal Manager ( If you are registered as an author click the Author tab and follow the links for on line submission.

-  if you are not registered with the Journal go to the Register tab and complete the on line enrolment form being careful to select Author as the role. Once you are logged in you will then be able to follow the links from the Author tab to the on line submission process.


Emeritus Professor Beverley Oliver, PFHEA, Deakin University

Deputy Editor

Dr Beatrice Tucker, Medical School, University of Western Australia

Editorial Committee

Professor Ruth Bridgstock, Creative Industries Faculty, Academic Programs and Services, Queensland University of Technology

Dr Helen Chen, Designing Education Lab and Director of ePortfolio Initiatives, Stanford University

Dr Doug Cole, Deputy Director of Employability, Nottingham Trent University

Dr Sara Hammer, Advancement of Learning and Teaching, University of Southern Queensland

Associate Professor Denise Jackson, Director Work-Integrated Learning, School of Business and Law, Edith Cowan University

Professor Elizabeth Johnson, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Education, Deakin University

Dr Trina Jorre De St Jorre, Professional Learning, Deakin Learning Futures

Ms Judie Kay, Director Careers and Employment, RMIT University

Associate Professor Cassandra Star, College of Business, Government and Law, Flinders University 

Professor Ieva Stupens, School of Health and Biomedical Sciences, RMIT




2020 Special Edition: Micro-credentials and qualifications for future work and learning in a disrupted world


The Editorial Board announces a Special Issue related to graduate employability and the future of work and learning in a disrupted world.

Many experts are predicting fundamental changes to higher education's 'business as usual' - and credentials, qualifications and employability are absolutely core business. How will providers ensure VALUE for learners, their families and their employers in this disrupted economy?

The Special Issue Editors Emeritus Professor Beverley Oliver, Dr Trina Jorre de St Jorre and Dr Beatrice Tucker welcome guest editors:

  • Professor Elisa Martinez-Marroquin
  • Professor Andrea Bialocerkowski

Submissions are now being accepted. Note that, as for all editions of this journal, continuous publication will occur. This means that:

  • Submissions may be made from 1 June 2020 and will continue into 2021.
  • Submissions will be reviewed in the order in which they are received.
  • Accepted articles will be prepared for publication promptly from July 2020 onwards.

The Editors welcome submissions focussing on topics including but not limited to the following:

  • Emerging short form learning experiences, collectively referred to as micro-credentials, and their contribution to employability and engaged citizenship. 
  • The value of formal qualifications and the experience of sustained deep learning 
  • Transnational experiences available through digital learning opportunities
  • The relationship of qualifications and micro credentials to evolving ways of learning
  • The relationship of qualifications and micro credentials to evolving ways of working
  • Qualifications, micro-credentials and learning for multiple purposes across the lifespan
  • Qualifications, micro-credentials and emerging recruitment practices
  • Innovations and evidence-based outcomes of micro-credentials, including widening access to educational opportunity and global citizenship 
  • The challenges of ethics, academic integrity and social media traceability in micro-credentials and qualifications
  • Micro-credentials, qualifications, work-integrated learning and career-embedded learning
  • The opportunities to re-imagine assessment and feedback in micro-credentials and qualifications.
  • Quality assurance and qualifications.
Submissions which are empirical, evidence-based or conceptual are encouraged from researchers and practitioners in educational and industry partnerships.

In addition to full articles, we invite experts to submit a short (~1000 words) PROVOCATION to this special edition. Subject to peer review, these PROVOCATIONS are intended to showcase thought, leadership and expert commentary on the future of credentials for work in a disrupted world.

Authors are strongly encouraged to submit an expression of interest at their earliest convenience, indicating their topic and intended date of submission.

Date for submissions: From 1 June 2020

Expected publication date: July 2020 – July 2021

Prospective authors who are not already registered with the Journal should first register as an author and then follow the link to the on line submission process.

Please read the Submission Instructions for Authors before using the on line submission process. (This may take a few seconds to download in a new window).

The Editors welcome authors to informally discuss potential submissions before the submission deadline.

Date for submissions: Submissions are now being accepted. As we will be publishing continuously there is no closing date for submissions.

Expected initial publication date of this special edition: From 1 July 2020 onwards

Posted: 2020-01-31
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Vol 11, No 1 (2020)

Table of Contents


Beverley Oliver, Beatrice Tucker


Marcus Bowles, Samrat Ghosh, Lisa Thomas
Edward Lock, Kate Kelly
Luke Millard
Luis González, Oscar Espinoza, Luis Sandoval, Noel McGinn, Dante Castillo
Emily Murray, Susan McLeod, Jessica Biesiekierski, Ashley Ng, Sharon Croxford, Emma Stirling, Andrea Bramley, Adrienne Forsyth
Philip Rose
Sarita Hardin-Ramanan, Shafiiq Gopee, Vikash Rowtho, Odylle Charoux
Hamid Farhadi Rad, Abdollah Parsa, Elahe Rajabi
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