This study has certainly influenced our decision to simultaneously look at graduate tracking and alumni culture. The focus was on Higher Education institutions but most of its key insights remain valid to the field of VET.
“The present study aims at providing an overview of the tracking initiatives of students and graduates in Europe. As a first study of this kind, its aim was to map the state of play, and provide factual information on reasons, uses and methods for tracking. While the study considers initiatives of both national/regional bodies as well as higher education institutions, the focus of the study was on the latter, considering also the impact of tracking with regards to improvement of learning provisions and student services, and its contribution to general institutional development.” [Read more]