SECURE YOUR PLACE

David Eade

David Eade

Director of Employability,
Nottingham Trent University

At NTU, Employability is a centralised service supporting 30,000 students across 4 campuses; David’s team has delivered increasingly successful graduate outcomes and have contributed significantly to the external awards won by the University.  Working at scale, since the start of this year the team has engaged over 15,000 students and last year delivered 3500 work placements.  David’s background is in Human Resources Management in the electricity industry, automotive manufacturing, telecommunications and recruitment sectors.  He is a business coach and has a Masters degree in Coaching and Behavioural Change, his research interests include the development of self-efficacy and resilience and particularly the contribution these make in enabling social mobility.

  • Sharing the NTU approach in creating and developing the infrastructure and processes needed to deliver at scale
  • Ensuring alignment with the University strategic priorities, which included ‘Success For All’ and ‘Personalisation’ of the student experience
  • Theory to practice – Exploring how to develop an effective model for embedding employability in the curriculum
  • Outlining the future strategic direction for NTU Employability, building on these essential foundations and continuing to build a comprehensive institution wide approach