The issue of graduate employability has recently become a central concern of Higher Education Institutions. For the Polytechnic of Coimbra the monitoring of the socio-professional path of graduates is not only a way to assess the success of education, but also a necessity to adjust the strategies and supply to the needs of the labour market, constituting a particularly important tool for the definition of policies to improve the quality of the training provided in its various study cycles.
By collecting information from graduates, the Polytechnic of Coimbra is able to respond:
i) to the legal imperatives of public disclosure of employability data;
ii) to the need to be accountable to the Assessment and Accreditation Agency for Higher Education (A3ES) for the accreditation of study cycles in operation;
iii) to the A3ES benchmarks for IQMS.
To consult the employability data go to https://sigq.ipc.pt/node/1104.