Resources: Work experience

6 resources found for "Work experience"
Dyslexia and work-based learning: a resource for mentors
This project aims to raise awareness about dyslexia and work-based learning. The project aims to develop a series of reusable learning objects (RLOs) (these are short, interactive, multimedia ‘bite-sized’ chunks of learning) which can be used by mentors in the work place and their students. These would be freely available to all academic departments who use work placements as part of the learning programme, such as nursing, education and...
Embedding APEL in HE
Report of small scale qualitative survey of attitudes toward the APEL process in departments of education in England. Concludes that the process can have positive benefits for staff and students
Employability for students : how to get the best from your education course
This book is part of the ESCalate series "Discussion in Education" and looks at the topic of employability. It has been written to help education students think about how to get the maximum out of their time at college or university while they are still on their course. Through a series of practical exercises allow students to reflect on their experiences and gain skills when looking for employment
Placement plus
This article forms part of the ESCalate Help Directory for Teacher Educators and looks at four year degrees and the Placement Plus scheme that provide a minimum of 32 weeks of placements, not necessarily in schools. It is a summary of a meeting of four year QTS Primary degree providers held in Lancaster in February 2008, looking at the various placement options offered by a number of institutions
Student employability - what are the issues?
This is an article from the ESCalate newsletter, summer 2010 celebrating 10 years of the education subject centre. Helena Mitchell writes on how she became increasingly interested in issues of student employability as part of her work and with the help of an ESCalate grant has been able to conduct further research into this crucial area
Volunteerism, a pathway to creative experiences
Alison Patterson and John Patterson describe an innovative volunteering scheme to involve student teachers with their local community, to the benefit of all concerned. This is run by Liverpool Hope University. This article appears in the ESCalate Spring 2011 newsletter