- The book is the final report of the researches, discussions, conversations around and about the Project PRIN Employability & Competences which took place on March 9th-11th, 2017 within an International Conference at the University of Florence. It was the final event of the project PRIN2012LATR9N which aims were: "to design innovative programs for higher education, to promote personalized and learner-centered teaching and learning, to build on job competencies, to value talents to create new work opportunities, to support young adults during their employment emergency, as a response to socio economic crisis and as a citizenship action". The research activities concerned the main phases of the students' academic life: career guidance upon entry, personalized teaching, career calling, professional vocation, profession building activities such as internships and work related experiences, and lastly job placement.
- Vanna Boffo, Ph.D., Associate Professor of General Pedagogy at the University of Florence, she is Rector's Delegate for Job Placement and Program's Coordinator of the Master Degree Course in Adult and Continuing Education and Pedagogical Sciences. Monica Fedeli, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Learning and Teaching Adults and Organization Development at University of Padua, she is Advisor for Didactic Innovation and E-learning and Program's Coordinator of the Master Degree Course in Management of Educational Services and Continuing Education. [Publisher's text].
- Includes bibliographical references.