Learning through work placements and beyond

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Author: Little, Brenda; Harvey, Lee

Abstract:

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...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Higher education; Students; Teaching and learning; Employment; Workforce development

Keywords: Student placement; Learning experience; Employability; Work experience; Work based learning; Workplace learning

Geographic subjects: Great Britain; Europe

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

Physical description: vi, 65 p.

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

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 117.1713

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