Dimensions of International Student Critical Employability
Keywords:international students, employablity, Global South, professional skills, productivity, college education
Focusing on critical employability for students is important because colonialism, in its various forms, influences student development of self and affects how a student develops and uses their agency to understand employability pathways. This chapter unpacks various definitions and theories to explain the dimensions of employability within the socio-economic and political environment. We argue that capturing student voices and sensemaking of their international experience will broaden their understanding of how studying abroad relates to critical employability development.