Learning through work placements and beyond

Work-based learning at higher education level has long been a feature of UK higher education: for example, in the 1950s, the National Council for Technological Awards advocated that undergraduate programmes in engineering and technology should incorporate planned periods of industrial placement. Since that time, undergraduate programmes incorporating such work-based placements have been introduced across a wide range of subject areas. In some programmes the placement is a year-long activity 'sandwich' between significant periods of on-campus learning and the sandwich placement may be optional. ... Show more

Authors: Little, Brenda; Harvey, Lee

Published: [Manchester, England], [Higher Education Careers Services Unit], 2006

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: vi, 65 p.

Access item: http://www.hecsu.ac.uk/assets/assets/documents/Learning_through_work_placements_and_beyond.pdf

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