Resources: Work based learning

15 resources found for "Work based learning"
Assessment and mentoring of work-based learning in Foundation Degrees
This is an ESCalate development project led by Claire Taylor of Bishop Grosseteste College and completed in March 2005. Work-based learning demands forms of assessment suited to its particular needs. In particular, a placement is as much, if not more, about process than output, and a balance is needed between competency-based assessment (output) and assessment of process (reflection, self-direction). The aim of the assessment is not only to...
Becoming a Teacher Educator: guidelines for induction 2nd edition
The first edition of these guidelines was published in 2007. Since that date it has been used to support the induction of new teacher educators in the UK and beyond. This new edition has been revised in four main ways. Firstly, a considerable body of published international research focused on teacher educators has been produced since 2007 and the revised guidelines are informed by this work. Secondly, the new guidelines include the ‘voices’ of...
Beyond the Subject Curriculum: the Employability agenda
A powerpoint presentation given at the Universities Council for the Education of Teachers (UCET) conference in Daventry on November 26th. The presentation covers subjects including employability, what employers expect from graduates, personal development planning, the National Policy Context and the Enhancing Student Employability Skills Co-ordination Team (ESECT)
Centre of Excellence in Work-Based Learning for Education Professionals
The main area of activity of this Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching is work-based learning as both work-related and work-located
CEWBL - Centre for Excellence in Work Based Learning
The main areas of activity of this Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning are to maximise the impact of work-based learning within Middlesex University and to disseminate good practice
Enabling practice learning in a context of scarce resources and competing claims
This is an ESCalate Hot Topic article produced by Jim Reid of the University of Huddersfield about practice based learning. Our programme, like many others focussed on work with children and young people, has a practice learning component that was increasingly complex to manage in part due to competing claims for placements from other programmes such as ITE, social work or youth work. A way had to be found to continue to offer practice learning...
HELP - Higher Education Learning Partnerships
The main areas of activity of this Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning are: HE in FE partnerships, Community of Practice & Knowledge Exchange, Blended Learning, Retention Progression & Transition, Work Based Learning, HE in FE Theory into Practice, HE in FE Management & Leadership
Narrowing the gap : engaging employers with learning, teaching and research
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, issue 14, summer 2009 by Claire Taylor of Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln. The article is about Narrowing the Gap, an ESCalate funded project which aims to develop and trial alternative modes of engaging public, private and voluntary sector employers from education and children’s services with the different phases of higher education course design and delivery
New models of Teacher Education: Collaborative paired placements
In this Discussion in Education Series publication we review two approaches to paired school placements in secondary teacher education adopted by University College Plymouth, St Mark and St John (UCP Marjon) and the University of Bristol, Graduate School of Education (GSoE). Both of these approaches arose from our involvement in projects initiated by the Teacher Development Agency (TDA) and its predecessor, the Teacher Training Agency (TTA)
PBPL - Practice-based Professional Learning Centre
PBPL (Practice-based Professional Learning Centre) capitalises upon strengths in professional courses in the four partner academic units (The Open University Business School, The Faculty of Health and Social Care, The Faculty of Education and Language Studies and the Institute of Educational Technology). One of its aims is to enrich the OU’s Supported Open Learning model, bringing in practice-based learning, extending staff’s pedagogical...
Resources from Enhancing the experience of trainee teachers in the lifelong learning sector
Resources from the ESCalate event Enhancing the experience of trainee teachers in the lifelong learning sector, 20 April 2010 looking at how new practitioners in the lifelong learning sector best be supported. It includes two good practice guides, one for teacher educators and one for the employers of trainee teachers, plus presentations related to the research project and guides
SCEPTrE - Surrey Centre for Excellence in Professional Training and Education
The main areas of activity of this Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning are the preparation of undergraduates for employment and enhancing the learning experience through collaborative forms of enquiry
Work-based Learning Pedagogies and Academic Development
This project aims to examine the pedagogical practices of tutors working on work-based learning (WBL) programmes in higher education, with the aim of producing a report with recommendations that can be used in the preparation of academic development courses for WBL tutors. It will be based at Middlesex University
Work-based learning within an Extended Learning Environment (ELE) – promoting higher education opportunity with communications technologies
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, autumn 2008, written by Steve Rose of Somerset College.Somerset College is a partner college of the University of Plymouth Colleges Faculty. The College is committed to utilising learning technologies to support and enhance teaching and learning on its Higher Education programmes and promote access to Higher Education opportunity. The Leitch Review of Skills (2006) anticipated that growth in...
Work-related learning : a matter of principle/s?
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, issue no.15, autumn 2009. Sabine McKinnon looks at a topic of widespread interest to today’s students: “what exactly is work-related learning, and what will it do for me?” The principles she developed with colleagues at Galsgow Caledonian University, embedded as they are in fundamental pedagogic theory, are applicable to all disciplines and offer a helpful guide for those of us involved in course...